National Drought Mitigation Center


Impacts could intensify nationally and locally if drought continues into 2013

December 20, 2012

The drought that swept across wide areas of the United States in the past year was historically unusual in its speed, its intensity and its size, climatologists at the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln said this week, in a widely distributed press release. The NDMC also took a closer look at drought impacts in Nebraska, including what happened in 2012 and a preview of what we can expect if the drought continues into 2013.

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