Mapping an on-going disaster

Below is a rather scary map from the National Climate Data Center showing the extent of the current drought in the United States; the worst since 1956.

For many of us, including me this is the worst drought of our lives to date.

Source: National Climate Data Center via

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4 Responses to Mapping an on-going disaster

  1. basil berchekas jr says:

    Got to stay on this issue!

  2. Jim Peters says:

    I don’t think there are enough people in this country that understand the causes /consequences of a prolonged drought. Not a political statement, just an observation.
    This is serious data that must be looked at.

  3. Dagmar says:

    your articles are highly appreciated from me and some people i know, good work.

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