Reports shows drought worsening for all of Texas - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Reports shows drought worsening for all of Texas

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -

Without exception, every square inch of Texas is in drought to one degree or another.  That's according to the most recent federal drought monitor which was released Thursday.

The latest drought monitor shows almost 72 percent of Texas is in exceptional drought.  The only county in the KCBD NewsChannel 11 viewing area that has totally escaped the "exceptional drought" category is Hall County.  It's in extreme drought which is not much better than exceptional drought.

According to the National Weather Service, Lubbock is officially 8.41 inches below normal for rainfall. 

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