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Event Drought
State TEXAS
County/Area THROCKMORTON
WFO SJT
Report Source Other Federal Agency
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2012-01-01 00:00:00.0 CST-6
End Date 2012-01-31 23:59:00.0 CST-6
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 0.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Much needed rainfall fell across portions of West Central Texas in January. The U.S. Drought Monitor, issued through the National Mitigation Drought Center, continued to show some improvement as several counties were removed from the drought. Severe to extreme drought continued across a large part of the Big Country, Concho Valley and the Northwest Hill Country while extreme to exceptional drought continued across the western Northern Edwards Plateau.
According to the Texas Crop Weather Report prepared by the Texas A&M Agriculture Program, the following agricultural impacts were noted across West Central Texas.
A large part of West Central Texas had very mild temperatures and much needed rain. The slow, soaking rains boosted growth of cool-season grasses and forages. Wheat pastures continued to do very well and were providing grazing for livestock. The rains and warm weather also helped other small-grain crops. Farmers were preparing land for spring planting as weather permitted. Rangeland and pasture conditions were very good. Stock tanks were in good shape for this time of year. Producers continued supplemental feeding of livestock.
Across the northwestern Big Country, farmers were preparing fields for spring cotton planting. Livestock producers in that area were still providing heavy supplemental feed to livestock on pastures. Hay was in short supply, and some producers were still shipping it in from out of state. Wheat producers were holding off top-dressing and applying weed control until moisture conditions improved.
In Crockett County where lighter amounts of rain fell, livestock producers continued to feed their way through the winter, but hay was getting harder to find and very expensive when it could be found. Rangeland conditions remained poor. Areas that burned in the summer still showed charred ground with little to no regrowth.
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All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NOLAN (ZONE) NOLAN (ZONE) TX 01/01/2012 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
THROCKMORTON (ZONE) THROCKMORTON (ZONE) TX 01/01/2012 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
KIMBLE (ZONE) KIMBLE (ZONE) TX 01/01/2012 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MASON (ZONE) MASON (ZONE) TX 01/01/2012 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MENARD (ZONE) MENARD (ZONE) TX 01/01/2012 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SAN SABA (ZONE) SAN SABA (ZONE) TX 01/01/2012 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SUTTON (ZONE) SUTTON (ZONE) TX 01/01/2012 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SCHLEICHER (ZONE) SCHLEICHER (ZONE) TX 01/01/2012 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
STERLING (ZONE) STERLING (ZONE) TX 01/01/2012 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MCCULLOCH (ZONE) MCCULLOCH (ZONE) TX 01/01/2012 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
TOM GREEN (ZONE) TOM GREEN (ZONE) TX 01/01/2012 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
COKE (ZONE) COKE (ZONE) TX 01/01/2012 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
IRION (ZONE) IRION (ZONE) TX 01/01/2012 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
STERLING (ZONE) STERLING (ZONE) TX 01/01/2012 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SHACKELFORD (ZONE) SHACKELFORD (ZONE) TX 01/01/2012 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
TAYLOR (ZONE) TAYLOR (ZONE) TX 01/01/2012 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
JONES (ZONE) JONES (ZONE) TX 01/01/2012 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FISHER (ZONE) FISHER (ZONE) TX 01/01/2012 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CROCKETT (ZONE) CROCKETT (ZONE) TX 01/01/2012 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K