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Chance Of ‘Megadrought’ In U.S. Southwest Now 50 Percent, Study Concludes

By Veronica Rocha, Los Angeles Times The chance of a “megadrought” gripping the Southwest for more than 30 years has increased to 50 percent, scientists say, which means bad news for California’s already parched landscape. The odds of a 10-year drought afflicting the southwestern United States have increased to 80 percent, according to a new […]

August 29, 2014

Crippling California Drought Levels Off, Latest Map Shows

By Veronica Rocha, Los Angeles Times After months of worsening drought across California, conditions appear to have leveled off, at least for now. According to the latest assessment released Thursday, more than 80 percent of California continues to suffer extreme drought conditions — a figure that has remained unchanged now for roughly two weeks. Things […]

August 14, 2014