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Have a severe droughts in the US getting even worse a look at -- -- federal government to designating another 76.
Counties as drought disaster areas and that brings the total amount.
Counties across 31 states.
And the lack of rainfall taking a terrible toil on American farms.
With crops baking in the sun Casey -- is alive and -- I would imagine the polls are pretty popular are.
A day like today -- -- That may be an understated talk about baking I -- -- as I'm standing out here waiting to go live with you it is not even 10 in the morning here.
And it is already pushing ninety degrees and really when it gets to be this hot if you're lucky enough and you don't have to work outside -- that you pretty much have two options.
One stay indoors with the air conditioning or two.
Go for a swim right we're at Hawaiian falls water park in north Texas typically on a summer day they say they have about 2000 people yesterday today they have about three.
Thousand and taxes is not alone by the way.
Triple digit temperatures in the forecast for Oklahoma.
Kansas Missouri and Arkansas.
Heat advisories and extreme heat warnings.
Are in effect for much of the south central United States with no reprieve in site hot hot hot all week.
And -- some people say that again that is just part of living in Texas.
In July and August.
And this certainly doesn't help the drought conditions that on the seriousness.
Yeah very serious note that is -- story that is not going away any time soon just as you said the US drought monitor reporting that 46%.
Of the United States in severe to exceptional drought.
The number is much higher when you look at statistics from the Palmer -- -- intact index.
More than half the country in the US and this is gonna have a big impact on food prices as well other.
I Casey Stegall live from Garland Texas and the navy -- opted for a black shirt today and that -- I now it's bad choice of -- thank.
We have a lot of -- here.
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