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Drought worsens in Northern California

(KGPE/CNN) – Drought conditions are worsening in the Western U.S. The U.S. Drought Monitor says more than 95 percent of the region is in a drought. The arid conditions are fueling devastating wildfires. As of Thursday, more than 100 large fires were …

Dangerous heat and severe storms plague the US

(CNN) – More than 170 million people in the US are under heat advisories. Meanwhile, severe storms with tornadoes threaten the Midwest and a tropical storm is passing through the Caribbean with forecasters predicting it could head straight for South Florida. More …

Extremely hot weather sweeps across the U.S.

(NBC) Millions nationwide woke up to extreme heat and severe weather which could last all week. More than 125 million people are under official alerts brought on by triple-digit temperatures. Rare excessive heat warnings in New York City predict a heat index …

Seven states now in extreme drought

(CNN) Drought conditions are getting worst in the West. The U.S. Drought Monitor reports the unrelenting lack of water is now an issue in more than 95% of the region. This week, seven states are entirely in drought. Conditions deteriorated in Montana. …

Northwest drought worsens

(CNN) – Drought conditions in the West are getting worse. According to the latest U.S. Drought Monitor report released Thursday, more than two-thirds of Western U.S. is dealing with extreme or exceptional drought. That’s the highest level in recorded history. Experts say …

Drought emergency declaration expanded in California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KCAL/CNN) – The ongoing drought is forcing California’s governor to expand the emergency declaration already in place for some areas. California’s bone-dry landscape reveals all we need to know. The state is locked in another intense drought. The governor is …