Drought conditions are continuing to worsen here in East Texas. The latest outlook from the United States Drought Monitor shows much of East Texas in a severe drought, while everyone is at least abnormally dry.
During the election season there is always a lot of discussion as to whether states are red or blue. When it comes to all seasons, however, colors that you don't want your state to be are yellow, red, and brown, at least according to the United States Drought Monitor.
With the exception of perhaps a few counties along the Coastal Bend, all of Texas is suffering from a drought.
The lack of rain and recent windy conditions have caused the entire state to be put on wildfire alerts and over the past couple of days, over 300,000 acres of grassland in West Texas burned out of control.
Inasmuch that we have seen dry conditions across East and Northeast Texas, at least