(Eric Berger/Houston Chronicle)
The remainder of the county remains in a moderate-to-severe drought, and most of the rest of the state, except for coastal southern Texas and west Texas, continues to make a modest recovery from the worst one-year drought on record.
It’s been a long, dry ride. The entire county has been in at least a “moderate” drought since March 1 of last year, and spent much of 2011 in an exceptional drought, the worst and most rare kind.
Glad it’s over and I hope the rains keep coming this spring and summer, when we need them most for growing, greening and drinking. Unfortunately that’s far from certain. (Source: Houston Chronicle)
Related: Drought Update: It’s Getting Better All the Time (State Impact Texas)
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