AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A top Austin water official says Central Texas is now mired in the worst drought it has ever experienced, and warned that drastic restrictions on water use may be required next spring.
Summer is right around the corner, but for the Texas Panhandle it could be a another year that the area could see triple digit temperatures plus add to our continuing drought conditions. Which right now Texas Panhandle is still considered to be under a severe to extreme drought conditions.
Beef lovers will soon feel the effects of the worst drought in 50 years as the price of meat rises sharply in the coming months. The ongoing drought gripping two-thirds of the country has caused crops to wither and sent the cost of feed soaring. Experts say this will cause meat prices to skyrocket.