By: Maggie Stone and Maddie Humelsine
In 2011, a record was set for the driest year in Texas ever. Only 14.8 inches of rain fell that year, due to the La Niña. This is a weather pattern where temperatures increase in the Pacific, causing temperatures to increase and climate to become drier in the southern U.S.
Unfortunately, recent studies show that Texas water reservers are only 65% full, and almost 7% of Texas is in the worst stage of drought. It is only a matter of time before the Lone Star State runs out of water.
Will we run out?
We’re experiencing a drought, but I don’t want to experience people stopping to come to San Angelo,” Ms. Farmer said (Local council member)