Tag Archives: Texas drought

Disturbance Brings Drought Relief? So Close, Yet So Far Away…

Yesterday, I was a little more optimistic that drought-stricken Texas would finally get some beneficial rain from Tropical Disturbance 5, but that doesn’t look to be the case any more. It’s so close, yet so far away! The heaviest showers look to remain well south of the area now. At least our friends in South […]

Hurricane Season Begins with a Disturbance Heading Towards the Gulf

It’s the first day of the 2011 Atlantic Hurricane Season and what a way to start it off with our first disturbance heading towards the Gulf of Mexico. Disturbance 5 is currently located about 175 miles east of Jacksonville, FL. It’s moving to the west-southwest at 18-20 mph with max winds up to 30 mph. […]