Sugar Land has entered Stage 1 of its Drought Contingency Plan, asking for residents to voluntarily conserve water as intense Texas heat continues.
SkyFOX captured a water main break that occurred at Chimney Rock Road and W. Belfort Ave.
Certain areas in Missouri City will be under a mandatory water conservation starting on Monday. See if your area is affected.
One southwest Houston neighborhood wants to see a water gusher being fixed amid upcoming Stage 2 water restrictions.
As the blistering heat continues on for yet another day, the extreme temperatures are impacting the way Texans live and operate. Officials now asking residents to conserve both energy and water. FOX 26's Natalie Hee explains more.
The City of Pasadena is asking residents to voluntarily conserve water due to the ongoing, extreme high temperatures.
Conroe ISD officials are delaying the start of their Varsity football games by one or two hours due to excessive heat in Texas.
Mandatory water restrictions looming as water outage hits the criminal court and several businesses.
A rare fire weather watch has been issued across the area. Dry hot air combined with weeks of no rain has created the potential for dangerous fires outside. FOX 26's Matthew Seedorff is working with the Spring Fire Department to learn more.
The KBDI is a measure of how dry the ground is. Drought conditions begin at a KBDI of 575.
This drought is already wreaking havoc on livestock and crops throughout the state of Texas making it hard for ranches.
At least 69 percent of Texas is in a drought. Burn bans have been issued for unincorporated Harris County and surrounding counties including Galveston, Fort Bend, Liberty, and Brazoria. It is a criminal offense to violate a burn ban.
This drought is already wreaking havoc on livestock and crops throughout the state of Texas. FOX 26's Gabby Hart shares how the main food source for horses is already being impacted.
Along with those hot temps, high humidity will drive heat index values to 110° or higher.
Violation of the Brazoria County burn ban order is punishable by a fine.
As of today, 69% of Texas is in a drought and those numbers are up from just 52% last week.
The City of Tomball announced they have entered into stage 2 drought conditions and now have mandatory watering restrictions.
An outdoor burn ban is now in effect for unincorporated areas of Harris County as of Tuesday, says the Commissioner's Court.
The Harris County Fire Marshal has asked the Commissioner's Court to approve a burn ban for the area as drought conditions worsen.
It's hot, it's dry, and there's no relief in sight for the Houston area. It's starting to show in yards and landscapes. FOX 26 Meteorologist Remeisha Shade has some helpful advice for these dry times.