drought

Western Drought Has Lasted Longer than the Dust Bowl

It has lasted longer than the Dust Bowl of the 1930s. It’s dropped water levels perilously low at two of…

6 days ago

Drought Threatens to Close California Hydropower Plant for First Time

A California power plant likely will shut down for the first time ever because of low water during a prolonged…

2 weeks ago

Amid record heat and drought, wildfires in the West have burned more than a million acres

Seventy-one large wildfires burning across the West have scorched more than 1 million acres so far this year in the…

2 weeks ago

Drought in Pacific Northwest adds fuel to out-of-control wildfires

July 12 (UPI) -- Drought conditions persisted in the Pacific Northwest on Monday, where notoriously rainy Seattle approached four weeks…

2 weeks ago

Drought Spreads to 93 Percent of West–That’s Never Happened

The western United States is experiencing its worst drought this century, threatening to kill crops, spark wildfires and harm public…

2 weeks ago

Amid drought, Colorado rafters flock to oases while they can

Kyle Lester, a rafting guide for Rocky Mountain Adventures, teaches a group basic safety measures and rowing techniques before floating…

3 weeks ago

Utah drought is so Poor, the governor appeals for’divine intervention’

Utah Gov. Spencer J. Cox asks for prayers for rain in a video posted online. Image: twitter By Mark Kaufman2021-06-04…

2 months ago

Drought saps California reservoirs as hot, dry summer looms

1of45A home destroyed in the 2020 North Complex Fire sits above Lake Oroville on Sunday, May 23, 2021, in Oroville,…

2 months ago

As drought dries California rivers, salmon accept truck rides to sea

Kari Burr (L), fisheries biologist and project manager, and Jim Walker, fisheries biologist with the fishery foundation of California, oversee…

3 months ago

Drought in US northwest signals rising water-rights tensions

One of the worst droughts in memory in a massive agricultural region straddling the California-Oregon border in the United States…

4 months ago