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#11251308 - 11/28/15 10:47 PM Drought reversal
rxkid2001 Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 01/26/11
Posts: 3947
Loc: Wishing I was in TX
How much more rain(if any) is needed to negate the drought? I know the lakes are full or overflowing but as soon as this storm water goes down stream are the systems back to normal yet or still dry?

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#11251319 - 11/28/15 10:59 PM Re: Drought reversal [Re: rxkid2001]
HaulinBass02 Offline
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Registered: 06/30/05
Posts: 600
Loc: Springtown, TX
I'm pretty sure most places east of Abilene are out of the drought or REALLY close to it. I know there is a drought monitor website out there that they take ground saturation, water shed, reservoir levels etc to figure drought rating. If I can find it I'll post it.
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#11251321 - 11/28/15 11:00 PM Re: Drought reversal [Re: rxkid2001]
HaulinBass02 Offline
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Registered: 06/30/05
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Loc: Springtown, TX
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#11251348 - 11/28/15 11:35 PM Re: Drought reversal [Re: rxkid2001]
Fish Killer Offline
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Registered: 12/11/04
Posts: 25867
Loc: Weatherford
Not even all the way to Abilene

15 miles west of PK and it's still dry
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#11251353 - 11/28/15 11:44 PM Re: Drought reversal [Re: rxkid2001]
Jaret Latta Offline
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Registered: 01/06/07
Posts: 7848
Loc: Austin, Tx/Nacogdoches, Tx
West Tx is dry and will always be dry. It has periods of wet weather but its an arid region. If it wasn't, it would look like east Tx...

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#11251360 - 11/28/15 11:56 PM Re: Drought reversal [Re: Jaret Latta]
Doug R. Offline
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Registered: 06/11/12
Posts: 9602
Loc: back in the day
Originally Posted By: Jaret Latta
West Tx is dry and will always be dry. It has periods of wet weather but its an arid region. If it wasn't, it would look like east Tx...



I saw a tree one time west of Weatherford roflmao
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#11251442 - 11/29/15 06:44 AM Re: Drought reversal [Re: rxkid2001]
elm creek Offline
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Registered: 06/29/07
Posts: 505
Loc: Lake Ivie , Tx
Unfortunately this area is Ivie`s watershed.


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#11251654 - 11/29/15 09:35 AM Re: Drought reversal [Re: rxkid2001]
Der Vorsteher Offline
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Registered: 02/11/11
Posts: 23302
Loc: The 903
As much as I am somewhat tired of rain we still need all we can get. I cant find the article but it basically said that we will be in a El Nino for the next 90 days or so and then we wil slowly start moving back to La Nina and back to dry spell.


Edited by Der Vorsteher™ (11/29/15 09:36 AM)
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#11251736 - 11/29/15 10:05 AM Re: Drought reversal [Re: elm creek]
Dubee Offline
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Registered: 07/17/11
Posts: 1682
Loc: Godley Tx
Originally Posted By: elm creek
Unfortunately this area is Ivie`s watershed.




Jerry, have you caught any of this.

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#11251742 - 11/29/15 10:08 AM Re: Drought reversal [Re: rxkid2001]
elm creek Offline
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Registered: 06/29/07
Posts: 505
Loc: Lake Ivie , Tx
We have had 4" but unfortunately not where we needed it. The ground is saturated so all we need is one big rain and we could get some water in the lake.

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#11251913 - 11/29/15 11:38 AM Re: Drought reversal [Re: Der Vorsteher]
fishin'aholic2 Offline
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Registered: 11/08/07
Posts: 13721
Loc: Irving, Texas
Originally Posted By: Der Vorsteher™
As much as I am somewhat tired of rain we still need all we can get. I cant find the article but it basically said that we will be in a El Nino for the next 90 days or so and then we wil slowly start moving back to La Nina and back to dry spell.


I know this is Texas and alot of people dont like droughts (me included) but this is the one time where it is ok to say we dont need anymore rain, reguardless of what the future holds. No one can predict La Nina or El Nino. For all we know next year could have an even stronger El Nino.


Edited by fishin'aholic2 (11/29/15 11:38 AM)
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