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Drought in the United States
September 26, 2013 | USGS

Drought is one of the most costly natural disasters. USGS has a two part article that considers the current drought problems in the United States.


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NASA Responds to California Drought
March 4, 2014 | NASA
"The severity of California's current drought is illustrated in these images of Folsom Lake, a reservoir in Northern California located 25 miles (40 kilometers) northeast of Sacramento." Quoted from the NASA image release. Image Credit: California Department of Water Resources

Drought in Texas
October 17, 2013 | National Public Radio
National Public Radio has an article with interesting graphics that describe the drought problems in Texas.

Drought in California
January 21, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News
California Governor Jerry Brown has declared a drought emergency for his state. Reservoir levels are at extremely low levels and mountain snowpack is only 17% of normal.


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