Excerpts from this story referencing "Drought":
"… Midwest," said climatologist Mark Svoboda with the Nebraska-based National Drought Mitigation Center. It's all a huge comedown for farmers who …"
"… Monday's report was based on data going back to 1895 called the Palmer Drought Index. It feeds into the widely watched and more detailed U.S. Drought Mon …"
"… mer Drought Index. It feeds into the widely watched and more detailed U.S. Drought Monitor, which reported last week that 61 percent of the continental U.S. …"
"… inental U.S. was in a moderate to exceptional Drought. However, the weekly Drought Monitor goes back only 12 years, so climatologists use the Palmer Drought …"