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2014/08/28 17:09
2014/08/28 17:09
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This winter’s unseasonably dry weather has caused many lakes in Northern California to hit record lows. (Kaitlin Blagg/U.S. Army) Grape vines march across wires strung along rolling hills, their...
2014/08/28 17:09
2014/08/28 17:09
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2014/08/22 18:42
2014/08/22 18:42
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Most of us probably know that California has been facing drought conditions for some time. 2013 was the driest year since they have been keeping records, and that situation just keeps getting worse,...
2014/08/21 19:51
2014/08/21 19:51
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CLOVIS — A New Mexico city struggling with drought is considering a plan to pay farmers with federal grant money to stop watering crops. Clovis-area farmers would be paid about $400 an acre to make...
2014/08/21 19:21
2014/08/21 19:21
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California's vanishing lakes: Before-and-after photos reveal the shocking shriveling effect of state's most devastating drought in decades California is in the midst of one of its most devastating...
2014/08/21 16:34
2014/08/21 16:34
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Image courtesy the National Drought Mitigation Center DES MOINES, Iowa – Parts of Iowa have gone from flooding to drought conditions in just a matter of months. According to the latest Drought...
2014/08/20 20:48
2014/08/20 20:48
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XKCD’s Randall Munroe, an expert at making science easy to understand (not to mention cool), has taken advantage ofCalifornia’s long, skinny shape to come up with this nifty visualization for its...
2014/08/16 01:34
2014/08/16 01:34
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Another deluge wreaked havoc on Houston Mesa Road this week. This week’s downpour did less damage than a flood in July that caused a landslide near the Water Wheel day-use area, leaving boulders and...
2014/08/14 05:19
2014/08/14 05:19
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Gov. Jerry Brown (D) shepherded negotiations on a $7.2 billion water bond. (Jose Luis Villegas/AP) Voters in California will pass judgement on a massive $7.2 billion water bond package aimed at...
2014/08/04 19:13
2014/08/04 19:13
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Bakersfield is the "driest city in America," according to Doug McIntyre of 24/7 Wall St. USA Today reported this weekend that the U.S. Drought Monitor shows Bakersfield, and presumably nearby...
2014/08/02 20:05
2014/08/02 20:05
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One of the worst North American droughts in history could be getting a whole lot worse. According to the latest U.S. Drought Monitor Map released on Tuesday, more than 58 percent of California is in...
2014/08/01 20:05
2014/08/01 20:05
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IImagine the swift and fierce government response if Al-Qaeda took a precious resource out of a delicate environment, sold it for profit and endangered 40 million people in the process. Now compare...
2014/08/01 14:48
2014/08/01 14:48
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Californians have been in the midst of a three-year drought that has meant significant lifestyle changes (for instance, watering your lawn could earn you a $500 fine). This week, the drought got even...
2014/08/01 08:53
2014/08/01 08:53
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New data show that an unprecedented level of drought in the US state of California has taken more than half of the entire state by shock. According to the US Drought Monitor report, 58 percent of the...
2014/08/01 06:14
2014/08/01 06:14
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BOULDER CITY, Nev. (NBC News) -- The latest report from the National Drought Mitigation Center finds that California is now at the "exceptional drought" stage, the worst in history. Neighboring states...
2014/08/01 02:07
2014/08/01 02:07
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The federal government's weekly report on drought conditions released Thursday showed things in California have gone from bad to worse. More than 58 percent of the state is now considered to be in an...
2014/07/31 21:52
2014/07/31 21:52
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As weather data showed the severity of the state’s drought expanding Thursday, water officials unveiled a cartoon mascot called “Lawn Dude” meant to remind residents to restrict their water usage amid...
2014/08/28 17:09
2014/08/28 17:09
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