Yesterday one of the local weather reports stated that our county was in a moderate drought condition. For our state, in a month that normally gets around 3 or 4 inches of rain, September stands at around half an inch total rain accumulation. 24 more words
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Storms turned back developing droughts in Washington and Oregon, and the seasonal forecast now leans toward a colder and wetter fall and early winter.
Oregon and Washington’s flash droughts are receding, and La Nina is shaping up in the Pacific Ocean, causing long-range forecasts for the Northwest to turn wetter and cooler, federal climatologists reported Thursday. 44 more words
ST. LOUIS (KMOX)-With below normal precipitation expected in October, forecasters are becoming more concerned about the dry conditions in the St. Louis area. The National Weather Service says some of the area is experiencing a ‘moderate drought’, while the rest is ‘abnormally dry’. 178 more words
Because climate warming is thought to be a major cause of long-term shifts in storm runoff and the frequency of extreme floods and droughts, reliable projections of future hydrological changes are essential for the informed management of water resources. 163 more words
SIERRA NATIONAL FOREST (KPIX) — Deep in California, in the Sierra National Forest, there are more dead trees than live ones. And figuring out what do with them is a towering task. 550 more words