While all of Texas has been affected by dry conditions that have seared the region since 2011, some parts of the state have felt the heat more than others.
This series of snapshots show the shifting intensity of Texas drought conditions from 2010-2013.
The U.S. Drought Monitor maps are jointly produced by the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the United States Department of Agriculture, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Map courtesy of NDMC-UNL.
Ongoing drought conditions have also zapped Texas' reservoirs. Use this interactive timeline to see how Texas' reservoirs have faired through historically hot and dry conditions.