August 19, 2010
Idle thoughts for the dog days of summer because, you know, it's really too hot to be anything but idle. Remember new hunting and fishing licenses are available at license vendors throughout the state. Avoid the rush and buy your license before Labor Day weekend.
Dr. Brad Dabbert of Texas Tech's Quail Tech program did a study measuring ground temperatures when the air temperature was 98.6 degrees and the heat index was 109.9. Temperatures on bare ground measured 135 degrees. Temperatures in the shade were as low as 93.8.