Advance planning for severe weather is a must, especially for older adults. (Photo by Todd Johnson, Agricultural Communications Services)

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April 10, 2020: Drought Expected to Improve in South Texas but NOAA is Calling for … Read More

Source: droughtmonitor.unl.edu | Map released 4-6-20 | Data valid 6-14-20

This week’s drought summary: An active pattern brought snow, rain, thunderstorms and severe weather over much of the United States. Most of the precipitation was east of the Missouri River valley and the greatest … Read More

Texas

Most of the state received from trace amounts to upwards of two inches of precipitation. Some areas in the Edwards Plateau received up to four inches. There were 5.4 days suitable for fieldwork.

Small Grains: Small grains continued to improve in … Read More

Source: AgriLife Today | April 7, 2020

Weather has affected the transition from cool-season to warm-season forage growth, and producers should be doing what they can to help Bermuda grass emerge and maximize growth, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert…. Read More

Tornado season during the COVID-19 pandemic may bring changes in sheltering

Source: Oklahoma State University DASNR | April 3, 2020

Amidst COVID-19 concerns, Oklahomans have another concern this time of year — tornado season. … Read More

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April 3, 2020: Comparing 2020 to 2019

What a difference a year makes. … Read More

Source: droughtmonitor.unl.edu | Map released 4-2-20 | Data valid 3-31-20

This week’s drought summary: This U.S. Drought Monitor week saw an active weather pattern impact various parts of the conterminous U.S.—including the western U.S. which continued to experience below-normal temperatures and snow showers in … Read More

Source: USDA NASS Texas | Oklahoma |March 30, 2020

Weekly Summary for March 23–March 29, 2020

Texas

Most of the state received from trace amounts to upwards of two inches of precipitation. Some … Read More

This week’s drought summary: Storms delivered much-needed precipitation to California’s key watershed areas before soaking an area from the southeastern Plains into the Ohio and Tennessee Valleys with as much as 2 to 4 inches of rain. … Read More