Texas has a 50-50 chance this fall of escaping from the worst drought in its history, according to weather predictions from Texas A&M University professor John Nielsen-Gammon.

Even if moderate precipitation returns, it will take several years to restore natural water supplies that have been devastated by the extreme drought conditions.

Should another strong La Niña develop this fall, the weather could remain dry although not as severely parched as what the state is currently experiencing.

Read the complete article at Texas A&M.