Texas Drought

Texas currently faces the worst threat from widespread summer drought among the lower 48 states. By 2050, the state is projected to see an increase in severity of approximately 75 percent.

What's Happening with Drought?

Texas

Austin a ‘Poster Child’ for Urban Wildfire Threat

In Texas, which straddles the wet-dry divide between East and West, drought likely exacerbated by climate change means that confronting the threat of wildfires has become a way of life... More

Texas

Texas’s Warmer Future: Drought and Heavy Rains?

The juxtaposition between heavy precipitation and drought is an example of the complex and sometimes unpredictable way that climate change signals come together... More

Florida

Rain, Storm Surge Combine to Put U.S. Coasts at Risk

Compound flooding, when heavy rains and storm surge combine, is an increasing risk for U.S. coasts... More

Kansas

Southwest, Central Plains Face ‘Unprecedented’ Drought

Climate change is creating an “unprecedented” risk of severe drought in the Southwest and Central Plains... More

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