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U.S. Drought Unrelenting Despite Recent Snowstorms

62 percent of the continental U.S. remains in some form of drought

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The snowstorm that pummeled the U.S. Midwest last week hasn't done much to relax the grip of the country's worst drought in decades.

The weekly U.S. Drought Monitor report released Thursday shows that roughly 62 percent of the continental U.S. remains in some form of drought, unchanged from the previous week. That number has been above 60 percent largely since July.

Nearly 22 percent of the continental U.S. is in extreme or exceptional drought, the two worst categories. That also is unchanged from the previous week.


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The Mississippi River is at low levels and The Army Corps of Engineers has plans next spring to divert water from Lake Michigan to keep the River high enough to navigate. This will be an ecological disaster of Biblical proportions as the Great Lakes Basin is drained.

December 27 2012 at 10:15 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply

Of course there is no global warming. There hasn't been since the mid 80's.

It doesn't help that they keep spraying our skies either!!!


WHATEVER the government says anymore is ALL LIES!!

I don't believe anything they say anymore. After all...., they finally declassified the JFK assassination files. They admitted to killing Kennedy! Any government that kills it's own people/presidents/officials,.... I wouldn't put it past them to slowly kill their own people.... Oh gee, wait...they ARE and have been killing us softly for some time now.

Haven't you wondered why they have made it illegal to have your own garden now? Why the planes spray Chemtrails all day long? Why they INSIST upon fluoridating our water? Why they are pushing vaccines, and anti-psychotics?

It's all ties in together. Until the people stand up and DEMAND that this countries government stops using HAARP, against us, Chemtrails against us, food additives, and "preservatives" against us, and all the other things that they are using to kill us.....

Why should people care about the drought?

It all goes hand in hand folks. WAKE UP AMERICA!!! EDUCATE YOURSELVES to the truth.

YOur life is depending upon it. ANd we don't have a lot of time left. Prepare yourselves for the fight of your lives!!

December 27 2012 at 7:25 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

wow haven't seen this much denial since karl rove couldn't accept Mccain or Mitt Romney's defeat.

December 27 2012 at 4:32 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

The global warming hoax has been exposed. Can not believe some people still believe that nonsense.

December 27 2012 at 4:01 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply

wonder how our other bread basket is doing,, in Brazil?

December 27 2012 at 12:24 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

Droughts are nothing new. And they didn't start with "global warming." The world has had droughts for all of history, many lasting for decades.

December 27 2012 at 12:18 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply

In a world where only the repubnut party denies science and all the evidence of climate change is just another reason they have no use at all for America.

December 27 2012 at 11:49 AM Report abuse -1 rate up rate down Reply
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