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Jan. 17, 2020: Latest Temperature and Precipitation Outlooks for February-March-April

Precipitation Outlook

The outlook for precipitation during the FMA timeframe shows enhanced odds of below … Read More


This Week’s Drought Summary: Warmer than normal temperatures were common this week over the eastern half of the continental U.S., while temperatures were primarily near normal over the western half, with a few exceptions. Moderate to heavy precipitation was common this week along and east … Read More

In parts of Texas experiencing severe droughts, some ranchers are finding there is practically no grass left for cattle to graze on.

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Jan. 10, 2020: Little to No Cattle Cold-Stress this Winter and the Latest NMME Model Runs Continue to Show a … Read More

Over the past week, moderate to heavy precipitation occurred in southeast Texas and Louisiana. With warmer than normal temperatures occurring across the region, drought expansion occurred in the parts of northeast Texas that were missed by the heavier rains. Widespread drought expansion was made from northeast Texas to central and … Read More

As an upper-level trough ejected from the desert Southwest, a surface low developed over the southern Great Plains. Beneficial rainfall improvED conditions across the eastern Oklahoma Panhandle and northwest Oklahoma. Moderate to severe drought continues across southwest Oklahoma and adjacent areas of the Texas Panhandle and northwest Texas, which received … Read More

SPONSORED CONTENT Exclusive weather and climate reports for TSCRA members from the folks at Livestock Wx. Seasonal outlooks for January-February-March are out and indicate an increased chance above normal temperatures for the South and southwestern tiers of the nation.


This Week’s Drought Summary: A series of Pacific fronts brought welcome moisture to the Northwest (from northern California northward into Washington), but even with this precipitation, the Water Year to Date (WYTD; since Oct. 1) basin average precipitation and Snow Water Content (SWC) were still … Read More

It’s important that animals have a fresh supply of drinking water available at all times during the winter. This helps prevent dehydration and makes sure the animals stay on feed. While not everyone in Texas lives in an area that freezes regularly, we will all experience a cold snap at … Read More

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has declared a state of disaster on Dec. 12, 2019, in Bandera, Blanco, Burnet, Concho, Karnes, Kendall, Kinney, Llano, Maverick, Medina, Real, Uvalde, Val Verde, Zapata, and Zavala counties because of drought. This declaration authorizes the use … Read More