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Rangelands brown in the Texas Panhandle
5/16/2018 6:38:17 PM



CATEGORIES:
Agriculture
Fire
Plants & Wildlife
AFFECTED AREAS:
Armstrong County, TX
Briscoe County, TX
Carson County, TX
Collingsworth County, TX
Dallam County, TX
Deaf Smith County, TX
Donley County, TX
Gray County, TX
Hall County, TX
Hansford County, TX
Hartley County, TX
Hemphill County, TX
Hutchinson County, TX
Lipscomb County, TX
Moore County, TX
Ochiltree County, TX
Oldham County, TX
Potter County, TX
Randall County, TX
Roberts County, TX
Sherman County, TX
Wheeler County, TX

Start Date: 5/15/2018 -  
Rangelands in the Panhandle were mostly brown and trying to turn green, but low soil moisture hindered the transformation. Some wheat was cut for hay. The dry conditions heightened the fire danger with numerous fires occurring. North Texas e-News (Fannin, Texas), May 15, 2018
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