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Drought now affecting two thirds of Texas

Texas lakes and reservoirs walloped by the droughtSee where Texas' major reservoirs are at now compared to almost 20 years ago using data from the Texas Water Development Board.

How drought conditions in Texas, Southwest are affecting the Rio Grande

How drought conditions in Texas, Southwest are affecting the Rio Grande

Last week's news that over half of the state is out of drought conditions was a welcome sign for Texans, but the Rio Grande has much larger problems. See how different parts of the mile river are being affected by historically dry weather.

Snow and sea ice keep hitting record lows this year in the Northern Hemisphere

Snow and sea ice keep hitting record lows this year in the Northern Hemisphere

California is experiencing one of the most severe droughts in recorded history, and its devastating impact can be clearly illustrated by its effect on the state’s ski resorts.

Why Doesn't the Big New Government Report Tell Us How Much Climate Change Will Hurt the Economy? | New Republic | www.newrepublic.com

Why Doesn't the Big New Government Report Tell Us How Much Climate Change Will Hurt the Economy? | New Republic | www.newrepublic.com

California breaks drought record as 58% of state hits driest level  More than half of California is now under the most severe level of drought for the first time since the federal government began issuing regular drought reports in the late 1990s, according to new data released Thursday.  http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-california-drought-worsens-record-20140731-story.html

California breaks drought record as 58% of state hits driest level

California breaks drought record as of state hits driest level

The state is experiencing the worst drought in its history. Find out just how bad the situation is getting and what it means for you.

California’s Extreme Drought, Explained

Why our drought is affecting the entire country.Video: California’s Extreme Drought, Explained

In Wyoming, Fast Revival as Drought Ends - WSJ

In Wyoming, Fast Revival as Drought Ends

Wyoming shows how a state can rebound as rain returns, doubling the wheat yield and allowing ranchers to raise more cattle.

80% of California is now in extreme drought, new data show

80% of California is now in extreme drought, new data show

California drought The water level at Huntington Lake is at the lowest that many in the tiny High Sierra community in Fresno County can remember. Most of the boat docks around the lake are now high and very dry.

As a strong El Niño fades, the weather across the country will slowly change. In much of the eastern United States, a hot summer is in store.

Hotter and maybe drier than normal weather is on tap for this summer in Ohio and across broad swaths of the nation. If you use air conditioning, you can expect to see higher bills unless you turn the thermostat higher.

California's Drought Is So Bad Even Its Hydropower Is Drying Up. Copco No. 1 dam on the Klamath River outside Hornbrook, Calif.

The drought, which is now covering 100 percent of the state, is drying up the reservoirs behind hydroelectric dams.

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