Drought feeding high temps - USDA

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Jul 19, 2011

The ongoing drought from southern Kansas down into Texas is also feeding high temperatures in the region.

Describing the “feed-back cycle,” USDA meteorologist Eric Luebehusen says the dry soils cannot absorb any more heat and reflect that heat back into the surface air.

Listen to USDA’s latest update on drought conditions in the Southern Plains.


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