Record rainfall causes problems for Sikes Lake

From May 4 to June 22, Wichita Falls set a record for the amount of rain in May, ending the drought and filling the lakes, but causing some problems as well. Sikes Lake, which runs alongside the school’s Wellness Center, received an influx of silting and formed an “island” in the northern part of … [Read more...]

Despite drought, rain annoys students

Putting the city over its average monthly rainfall, Wichita Falls received 2.58 inches of rain May 5 - 6 according to National Weather Service. And, although welcome, the rain has put students in a bind with finals approaching. “With living off campus, the rain sometimes is so bad that it’s hard … [Read more...]

City remains in stage 4: drought disaster

City remains in stage four: drought disaster from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. The city of Wichita Falls and surrounding areas are in serious need of rain and have been for the past seven years. The city is under stage four drought restrictions and KAUZ Meteorologist Jake Reed said tighter … [Read more...]

Cloud seeding forum reaches small audience

In an attempt to inform the public on cloud seeding, NewsChannel 6 hosted an informational panel in Shawnee Theatre On April 5. Daniel Nix, city operations manager, and Teresa Rose, deputy director of public works, were joined by Gary Walker, project director of Seeding Operations and Atmospheric … [Read more...]