- Drought that has plagued Texas has eased Updated: Dec-04-13 2:55 am
- Fire danger alert issued in western Ark., NE Okla. Updated: Nov-16-13 4:10 pm
HOUSTON - The browning of Texas has slowed over the past few months as near normal spring and summer rainfall has eased the grip of a persistent drought, especially in the eastern half of the state, the state climatologist said.
FORT SMITH, Arkansas - A combination of strong winds and low humidity has forced officials to issue a fire danger alert for western Arkansas and northeastern Oklahoma.