SUMMARY: Drought conditions remain in much of the interior of the state with drought conditions developing in north-east Texas. Much of Texas can expect warmer-than-normal and drier-than-normal conditions over the next three months. Statewide reservoir storage is near median levels.
SUMMARY: After a record warm September, October came in cooler than normal. Drought coverage decreased from 52 percent to 32 percent. The El Niño Southern Oscillation is expected to remain in neutral conditions through the spring.
SUMMARY: September was the warmest on record for Texas. The High Plains and Southeast Texas are out of drought, but about 50 percent of Texas remains in an intensifying drought. Drought conditions are expected to persist for much of the state through at least January.
SUMMARY: Imelda was the fifth wettest tropical storm to hit the continental United States. August was the second warmest on record and the warmest since 2011. The state went from 22 percent in drought a month ago to 52 percent
SUMMARY: Much of the state saw less than normal rainfall over the past month. The state went from less than 7% either abnormally dry or in drought on July 16 to more than 72% on August 20. Statewide reservoir storage