East Texas Ag News: Battling hot, dry conditions this summer

East Texas Ag News: Battling hot, dry conditions this summer

EAST TEXAS (KLTV/KTRE) - Here in Texas, the weather turned from a record-breaking rainfall in the spring to one of the hottest and driest summers on record. That’s according to the Texas state climatologist.

Texas averaged 1.9 inches of rain in July & August making it the third driest period behind 2000 and 2011.

The drought monitor shows 25 percent of the state is in drought and 74 percent of Texas is abnormally dry.

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