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Drought in Texas

Ghost Shorelines of Buchanan Lake
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Ghost Shorelines of Buchanan Lake

More than a year of drought has exposed former settlements on the edge of a Texas lake.

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Texas Groundwater Severely Depleted
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Texas Groundwater Severely Depleted

A new map reveals the extreme depletion of groundwater in Texas and other parts of the southern United States due to drought.

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Drought across the United States
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Drought across the United States

Extreme heat helped push as much as 26 percent of the contiguous United States into drought in July 2011. This image shows the impact on plants throughout the month.

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Texas Drought Disaster
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Texas Drought Disaster

Severe drought has taken a serious toll on vegetation and farmers in Texas, New Mexico, and Oklahoma.

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Drought in Texas
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Drought in Texas

This vegetation map reveals the impact severe drought was having on plants in Texas in April 2011.

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Drought and Heat Create Hazardous Fire Conditions in Texas
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Drought and Heat Create Hazardous Fire Conditions in Texas

This temperature map shows the extremely warm temperatures that helped create hazardous fire conditions in Texas in April.

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