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When Will It Rain Again?

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


Corps of Engineers Battles Low River Levels

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – As KMOX reported Monday morning, the bi-state area is nearing drought conditions, and that means the Mississippi River is getting low during the barge industry’s most important time of the year. 265 more words


Northwest drought retreats; seasonal outlook turns colder, wetter

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

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Bi-State Nearing Drought Conditions

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


Recognising uncertainty in hydro modelling

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


California’s Tree Die-Off Gives Life To New Business

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


Saying Good Riddance to Summer

It used to be my favorite season until the last couple of summers.  We here in Oregon have suffered unusually high sustained temperatures with our wildlands burning.   187 more words