Drought Information Statement
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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Drought Information Statement
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
352 PM CST Fri Nov 8 2019

SYNOPSIS...
Significant improvements have been made in drought conditions
across the NWS Houston/Galveston forecast area this past week. As
of the latest US Drought Monitor Update, there is no D2 or higher
drought criteria ongoing across Southeast Texas, and only D0 and
D1 conditions remain. As a result, this will be the last Drought
Information Statement, until the next time D2 conditions develop.

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RELATED WEBSITES...

1. For more information regarding agriculture impacts, please
reference the southeast and coastal bend under the Texas Crop and
Weather Report at:
- https://today.agrilife.org/2018/05/30/texas-crop-and-weather-report
-may-30-2018/

2. For the latest KBDI:
- http://twc.tamu.edu/kbdi

3. For further clarification of the U.S. Drought Monitor, please
reference the following:
- http://droughtmonitor.unl.edu/

4. For a list of Texas Public Water Systems limiting water use to
avoid shortages, please reference the following:
- https://www.tceq.texas.gov/drinkingwater/trot/droughtw.html

5. For lake and reservoir levels:
- https://waterdatafortexas.org/reservoirs/statewide

6. For resources specific to local Drought Information, please
reference the following website from the National Weather Service
Houston/Galveston Office:
- https://www.weather.gov/hgx/drought

7. Burn ban information can be found here:
- http://tfsfrp.tamu.edu/WILDFIRES/DECBAN.PNG

8. Local county pages experiencing burn bans or severe drought can
be found at the following web pages:
- http://www.co.jackson.tx.us/
- http://www.co.matagorda.tx.us/

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS...

The U.S. Drought Monitor is produced through a partnership between
the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska-
Lincoln, the United States Department of Agriculture, and the
National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration, including the
National Weather Service and the National Climate Data Center
(NCDC). Other agencies include the USGS, USDA, and State/Regional
Center Climatologists.

QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS...

If you have any question or comments, Please contact:

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX Weather Forecast
Office 1353 FM 646 Suite 202 Dickinson, TX  77539

Phone...281-337-5074 E-mail...sr-hgx.webmaster@noaa.gov

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Hathaway



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