NEWS
Bryce Anderson DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Wed Jan 29, 2014 01:36 PM CST

The ongoing--and now record-length to a certain extent--drought in the Texas Panhandle has not been heard about much recently, with headlines featuring the central and eastern U.S. cold wave and the California drought. But, the Panhandle and southwest Plains continue to have bone-dry conditions. The following article, by Kevin Welch of the Amarillo, Texas Globe-News, highlights this situation.

Bryce

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The Texas Panhandle is in the middle of a record streak, but it’s certainly no cause for celebration.

“The past three calendar years in the Panhandle have been the driest three calendar years on record,” said Texas State ...

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