Texas drought

Texas' unemployment rate fell slightly in June to 4.2 percent, down from 4.3 percent in May, a state agency reported Friday. (Credit: Getty Images)

Portions Of Texas To Return To Drought Conditions

Despite rains across the Lone Star State, portions of land in Texas will be designated as severe drought areas.


File -- Smoke from wildfires hangs over Bastrop County September 7, 2011 in Bastrop, Texas. (credit: Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Texas Town Relying On Tanker Trucks For Water In Lone Star State’s Driest Year

Tanker trucks loaded with water have become the lifeline for a Texas lakefront village that came precariously close to becoming the state’s first community to run out of drinking water during a historic drought.