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Snow and Tornadoes Kick Up Across U.S. as Harvest Winds Down

posted on November 13, 2015 at 5:14 PM

Snow and Tornadoes Kick Up Across U.S. as Harvest Winds Down
Mother Nature started to draw the curtain on the 2015 harvest season as inclement weather hit the Midwest, Mountains and High Plains affecting more than 36 million people. Full Story

California Wildfires make Firefighting Funds a Hot Topic in D.C.

posted on September 18, 2015 at 5:18 PM

California Wildfires make Firefighting Funds a Hot Topic in D.C.
According to statistics from the National Interagency Fire Center, 2015’s fire season is one of the worst in recent memory. And while several western states have fallen prey to the combustible nature of prolonged drought, California is the... Full Story

Warm February takes toll on mountain snowpack in West

posted on March 13, 2015 at 1:55 PM

Warm temperatures and a lack of snowfall in February have taken a toll on winter snowpack in the Cascade Mountains and other areas in the West, the U.S. Natural Resources Conservation Service said Wednesday. Full Story

Colorado mountain snow is bright spot during drought in West

posted on February 20, 2015 at 2:44 PM

Snowpack in the mountain valleys where the Colorado River originates was only a little below normal on Wednesday, marking one of the few bright spots in an increasingly grim drought gripping much of the West. Full Story

California Snow Survey Shows Higher Snowpack

posted on December 31, 2014 at 1:26 PM

The winter's first survey of the Sierra Nevada snowpack found more snow than last year at this time, but officials said much more is needed to end the California drought. Full Story

California Drought Triggers Gold Rush While NASA Soars Above

posted on March 28, 2014 at 6:23 PM

California Drought Triggers Gold Rush While NASA Soars Above
Even though spring has sprung in some parts of America, unprecedented drought in California has yet to shift gears . Full Story

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