AUSTIN (KXAN) — Texas has seen record-breaking dry periods in the last several years, and it isn’t the only state. Droughts are becoming more common and more severe as a direct result of climate change.
In this First Warning Weather University lesson, Chief Meteorologist David Yeomans takes a closer look at why droughts are intensifying and why it is bad for all of us.
In this FWWU lesson you will learn:
- How droughts impact our landscape
- Why less snow in the mountains is bad for farmers
- Why the rain we do get is happening more in some areas and less often in others