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June brought Texas no shortage of severe weather. As a result, there were many fatalities due to adverse weather conditions. 16 people lost their lives toward the beginning of the month due to drowning from the floods in Northern Texas. Of those killed, 9 of them were Fort Hood soldiers, who were trapped under their truck which flipped and went under the floodwaters. Over 3,000 had to evacuate their homes and there were at least a reported 300 high water rescues. Governor Greg Abbott issued disaster declarations to 46 counties from flooding and severe weather. In addition to this, he requested for federal aid from President Obama, who granted the request to 12 counties affected by the recent flooding. This extra aid would help the citizens hit the hardest by the floods and severe weather to rebuild their lives. FEMA was also available to grant assistance to people in need. Sadly so far 47 children age ranging from 2 months to 17 years old have died due to drowning.

High heat also ended up costing several people their lives. One police officer carelessly left his police dog in a car on a hot day and his service companion died. Many parents have also left their own children in their cars and, as of the 28 th , three children died from this fatal mistake. High temperatures reached triple digits all across Texas, including a statewide high of 109 degrees at the Pecos Municipal Airport, and lows were frequently in the mid 80s, including the highest low of 86 degrees in Terrell County.

Farmers ranged from the over watering issues from floods to over heating throughout the month, bringing them hardships with their crops. During the flooding many farmers could no longer reach their crops with their equipment due to it being too dangerous, limiting harvesting, spraying pesticides, and performing other maintenance, resulting in an overall harvest delay; harvesting was already 6% behind schedule at the beginning of the month. Some areas in East Texas received a break and had a dry spell where they were able to make hay bails before the next round of storms could roll into their area. Storms also damaged crops and caused everything from delays in planting to changing crops, which farmers thought would fair better in the weather conditions, to newly planted seeds and sprouts just washing away in oversaturated soils.
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