Texas Drought Resources
|Drought Emergency Planning Workshops (new!)|
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) will be hosting drought emergency planning workshops throughout the state in January and February 2012. The workshops will provide local government officials, board members, and their water system operators information and tools to prevent and mitigate water outages.
|Office of the State Climatologist|
The Office of the State Climatologist (OSC) serves as a clearinghouse for climate information for the state of Texas. The OSC issues regular climate updates and conducts research on climate monitoring and climate prediction in Texas and the southern United States.
|Texas AgriLife Extension Service Agricultural Drought Task Force|
The Texas AgriLife Extension Service offers practical, how-to education based on university research.
|Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Drought Information|
Provides information to help you make better decisions about water use, including surface and groundwater regulations, and emergency procedures.
|Texas Forest Service|
Texas Forest Service website includes Texas wildfire updates, along with wildfire prevention tools, resources, and tips on caring for trees during the drought.
|Texas Water Development Board|
Drought resources page that describes the Texas Water Development Board's role in monitoring the drought and providing assistance, along with monitoring current conditions in Texas.
|Texas Weather Connection|
This site is a collection of weather products derived from real-time weather data. Site includes the Keetch-Byram Drought Index and Texas Fire Danger map.