For some Texans, this might be a taste (or not) of things to come.

https://youtu.be/Yg6NSNWxn64 This is a 5 minute video (very well done) on a West Texas town that has been dealing with the issue of water use for oil and gas versus agriculture and local residents.  What I found to be most…

Are we heading into a drought? Picture 3 — Surface area of Texas in drought by severity — Timeline

This picture was taken from the website http://www.stateimpact.npr.org/texas/drought and is composed of data from the NOAA National Climatic Data Center. Commentary:  The StateImpact website has more great pictures of the drought including the impacts of fires, square miles burned, homes…

Are we heading into a Drought? Picture 2 — Average temperature in May for TX

The picture you see above has been extracted form the Southern Regional Climate Center at LSU.  Please go towww.srcc.lsu.edu to verify.  File picture made 05/31/13 at 09:30Commentary:  Yes, this is for just May alone and does not factor in the other…