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John Nielson-Gammon

Friday, August 5th, 2011

Drought officially worst on record, Texas climatologist says

It’s official: Texas is now in the midst of the worst one-year drought on record, according to State Climatologist John Nielsen-Gammon. July was the warmest month recorded since data collection began in 1895.

Thursday, March 3rd, 2011

Hays County teeters on edge of another drought

Only two years removed from one of the worst droughts in half a century, might the parched landscape of Central Texas be inching toward yet another extended dry spell?