Author: Ericka  Her

Ghost for 1950s Drought Haunt Texas 2015

Lake Arrowhead was built in the 1960s to supply water to the city of Wichita Falls near the Texas-Oklahoma line. For the last several years, drought has depleted what was once a popular destination for recreation. As of this spring, the reservoir at Lake Arrowhead as about 20 percent full. Like many of the state’s…

By Ericka  Her April 18, 2018 Off

37 Percent of Texas now in Extreme to Exceptional Drought – up 30% in 3 months

The U.S. Drought Monitor is reporting that All drought categories expanded across parts of Texas, resulting in Exceptional Drought covering virtually all of the Texas panhandle. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reports indicated that 78% of Texas and 72% of Oklahoma topsoil was short or very short of moisture. The good, bad, and dried out realities of…

By Ericka  Her February 11, 2018 Off