Parts of Central Texas, including San Antonio, have seen a rainy start to 2024, with more than six inches of precipitation in January. But the Bandera area has seen far less — just two inches in the past month. And that matters across the region, because many of the water sources that San Antonio and the Interstate 35 corridor rely on need precipitation to the north and west to recharge aquifers, increase river flows and refill reservoirs.

Read more from Liz Teitz with San Antonio Express-News here.