Articles tagged with: drought

13 April 2015

Drought could cause food prices to rise

Posted in U.S. & World News

Calif. --- California’s ongoing drought has some experts warning about possible higher food prices down the line. Water usage is about more than just the water we run in our homes, it is estimated ...

07 April 2015

Governor Kate Brown declares drought emergencies

Posted in Local, Regional

Ore. --- Low snowpack and water levels in Oregon, have led to drought emergencies declared in three Oregon counties.Governor Kate Brown has made the declarations for Crook, Harney, and Klamath count ...

01 April 2015

Calfornia Governor enacts water restrictions as the state faces a drought

Posted in Regional

Calif. --- California authorities conducted their last manual snowpack survey today in the Sierra Nevada Mountains and there was no snow at the site. The state's Department of Water Resources said t ...

23 February 2015

California farmer water worries

Posted in Regional

Calif. -- (KCRA) With water in short supply, farmers who grow almonds and other crops told KCRA 3 on Sunday that prices are likely to rise in the months ahead.That means consumers will have to pay m ...

17 February 2015

NASA warns intense drought conditions

Posted in U.S. & World News, Weather

NASA is warning that much of the western U.S. could face a "megadrought" by the end of this century due to global warming. A NASA study indicates that such a drought could last for decades and that ...

19 November 2014

Portable showers bring drought relief to California residents

Posted in U.S. & World News

Porterville, Calif. --- (KSEE)  Porterville, California residents left without running water by the state's ongoing drought can now shower near their homes.The Tulare County Office of Emergency Ser ...

19 September 2014

Weed residents asked to conserve water

Posted in Regional

Weed, Calif. -- One of Weed's five water tanks burned in the Boles fire and it's a total loss. With California in one of the most severe droughts on record, California Fire is asking people who live ...

01 September 2014

Napa's winery woes

Posted in Regional, Weather, Economy

Napa, Cali. -- (NBC News) While dozens of wineries in Napa, California's famed wine region are still cleaning up and tallying damage after last weekend's earthquake, their focus is changing. Winema ...

29 August 2014

Fire Retardant usage nearly triples

Posted in Local, U.S. & World News

The average amount of fire retardant used during the past ten years has nearly tripled for the 2014 wildfire season.The average jumped from 235,000 gallows of fire retardant to more than 800,000 in ...

25 August 2014

Medford Irrigation District to run out of water by September 8th

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- Those who use water from the Medford Irrigation District will soon have to find another source.The district says they will completely run out of water around September 8, which is ...