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Drought Continues To Ravage Western U.S.

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 13:22:00 +0200forbes (en)

"Dry is an understatement," northeast Colorado farmer Marc Arnusch, whose farm may have to idle 60% of its acres in the face of irrigation water rationing, told Progressive Farmer . "Last week, our irrigation district issued a 5% pro-rate, which means many of our farms will have two to four days' worth of irrigation water for the year.

New Mexico Acequias Prepare for Brutal Year Amid Drought

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 18:08:00 +0200claimsjournal (en)

For Maestas, whose family has helped maintain the acequia for generations, these conditions create a perfect storm ahead of what’s predicted to be a brutal year for New Mexico ’s beloved acequias. New Mexico’s acequia system consists of several hundred man-made waterways that use gravity to transport water for local farmers to irrigate their fields.

What Is Desertification, and Where Is It Happening?

Wed, 14 Apr 2021 16:22:00 +0200treehugger (en)

Desertification is a type of land degradation. It occurs when drylands become increasingly arid or desert-like. Desertification doesn’t necessarily mean that these water-scarce regions will transform into desert climates — only that their land’s natural productivity is lost and its surface and groundwater resources are diminished.

New snowpack totals suggest the 20-year Western drought will persist, intensify

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 15:32:00 +0200azcentral (en)

Lack of monsoon rainfall last summer and spotty snowfall this winter combined to worsen the Western drought dramatically in the past year, and spring snowmelt won’t bring much relief. Critical April 1 measurements of snow accumulations from mountain ranges across the region show that most streams....

Expect More Tropical Storms, NOAA Warns

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 21:33:00 +0200npr (en)

There are officially more storms occurring during the Atlantic hurricane season, according to updated storm records from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. NOAA defines the average number of storms based on activity over a 30-year period. On Friday, the agency announced the new period runs from 1991-2020.

Longer, more frequent periods of drought plague western United States

Wed, 07 Apr 2021 13:25:00 +0200smartwatermagazine (en)

Periods of drought in the western United States have become longer over the past 50 years, according to a new study from researchers in the University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences in partnership with the USDA Agricultural Research Service.

Drought worsens, limited irrigation expected for parts of Texas

Wed, 31 Mar 2021 17:57:00 +0200farmindustrynews (en)

experts. Row crop producers in drought-stricken parts of the state are pre-watering fields with the hope crops can establish and timely rains will improve growing conditions, according to AgriLife Extension agents and reports. But there are concerns that irrigation, and in some areas limited or....

Forecast for spring: Nasty drought worsens for much of US

Thu, 18 Mar 2021 22:35:00 +0100sfgate (en)

FILE - This Feb. 17, 2021 file photo shows an empty irrigation canal at a tree farm in Corrales, N.M., with the Sandia Mountains in the background, as much of the West is mired in drought, with New Mexico , Arizona, Nevada and Utah being among the hardest hit.

GEOENGINEERING: 8 states are tweaking the weather (and it might not work)

Tue, 16 Mar 2021 20:17:00 +0100eep (en)

As the wind whips the particles across the mountaintops, drafts of air sweep them higher into the sky — so high that some of them eventually touch the clouds. There, an elegant transformation takes place. The crystalline silver iodide particles have a structure similar to ice — and inside a cloud, like attracts like.

The megadrought parching 77 percent of the Western US, explained

Sat, 13 Mar 2021 16:32:00 +0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

The Western US is in the midst of yet another dangerous dry spell. The drought has been building over the past year, and since November, a greater stretch of the West has been in the most severe category of drought than at any time in the 20 years that the National Drought Mitigation Center has been....

The megadrought parching 77 percent of the Western US, explained

Sat, 13 Mar 2021 15:36:00 +0100vox-energy-and-environment (en)

The Western US is in the midst of yet another dangerous dry spell. The drought has been building over the past year, and since November, a greater stretch of the West has been in the most severe category of drought than at any time in the 20 years that the National Drought Mitigation Center has been....

'You can't build any more houses here': Southwestern US drought is 'one of the most severe on record'

Tue, 09 Mar 2021 17:08:00 +0100alternet (en)

As climate change accelerates and goes from bad to worse, some places will receive too much rain while others don't receive nearly enough — and that will likely mean for some and severe droughts and wildfires for others. The southwestern United States, with its dry and arid climate, has long been....

Biden after U.S. airstrike: Iran "can't act with impunity. Be careful" - Yahoo News

Sat, 27 Feb 2021 04:42:00 +0100google-top-stories (en)

This Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020, satellite image made available by NOAA shows Tropical Storm Eta at 10:40 a.m. EST in the Gulf of Mexico , Theta, right, and a tropical wave to the south that became Tropical Storm Iota. An overheating world obliterated weather records in 2020 - an extreme year for....

Americans can’t file their income taxes fast enough — but they should brace for some unwelcome news in their 2020 refunds

Sat, 27 Feb 2021 04:37:00 +0100en-finance-yahoo (en)

This Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020, satellite image made available by NOAA shows Tropical Storm Eta at 10:40 a.m. EST in the Gulf of Mexico , Theta, right, and a tropical wave to the south that became Tropical Storm Iota. An overheating world obliterated weather records in 2020 - an extreme year for....

CPAC or Trump-PAC? Conservative conference delegates stick with Donald Trump

Fri, 26 Feb 2021 23:55:00 +0100news-yahoo (en)

This Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020, satellite image made available by NOAA shows Tropical Storm Eta at 10:40 a.m. EST in the Gulf of Mexico , Theta, right, and a tropical wave to the south that became Tropical Storm Iota. An overheating world obliterated weather records in 2020 - an extreme year for....

Con calor ''atípico''

Fri, 26 Feb 2021 11:12:00 +0100yucatan (es)

Temperatura en México subió 1.4 grados en 2020. Mientras que la temperatura en el mundo registró en promedio un aumento de poco menos de un grado, en México subió casi grado y medio, lo que hizo de 2020 uno de los años más cálidos desde 1981, señaló Jorge Zavala Hidalgo, coordinador general del Servicio Meteorológico Nacional.

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