The National Drought Mitigation Center is releasing the Winter 2017 edition of DroughtScape. In this issue, we take a look back at the year in drought, who it affected, where it spread and what affects it had on people across the United States. For parts of the country, drought intensified significantly in the fall; for other regions, prolonged droughts increased fire danger.
We also looked at the year in review. Dryness affected news regions of the country, such as Georgia, and continued to pain California, which saw more than $600 million is lost revenue over the course of the year.
Read these stories and more in DroughtScape, Winter 2017.