Drought http://nhpr.org en Dust Bowl Days Are Here Again http://nhpr.org/post/dust-bowl-days-are-here-again <p><strong>EarthTalk®<br>E - The Environmental Magazine</strong></p><p><strong><u>Dear EarthTalk</u></strong><strong>: Could it really be true that we are in the midst of the worst drought in the United States since the 1930s?&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </strong><em>-- Deborah Lynn, Needham, MA</em></p><p> Sun, 19 May 2013 04:00:00 +0000 30254 at http://nhpr.org Dust Bowl Days Are Here Again Widespread Drought Affects New Hampshire http://nhpr.org/post/widespread-drought-affects-new-hampshire <p>The country is experiencing its worst drought in 50 years. Although New Hampshire has avoided the brunt of the drought damage, the loss of crops from the Midwest has far reaching consequences. Wed, 18 Jul 2012 20:26:48 +0000 Tina Forbes 9037 at http://nhpr.org Widespread Drought Affects New Hampshire NOAA: Last Six Months Hottest on Record in NH http://nhpr.org/post/noaa-last-six-months-hottest-record-nh <p>The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association <a href="http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/national/2012/6">released </a>temperature data for the past six months on Monday. Reports that NOAA&rsquo;s data shows this to be hottest first half of the year yet<a href="http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/national/2012/6/supplemental/page-2/"> in the Granite state</a>.</p><p>New Hampshire wasn&rsquo;t the only state to break records: all told twenty-eight states had their hottest first six months on record, and for another 15 states the temperatures ranked in the all-time top-ten.</p> Mon, 09 Jul 2012 21:44:34 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 8423 at http://nhpr.org NOAA: Last Six Months Hottest on Record in NH The Historic Texas Drought, Visualized http://nhpr.org/post/historic-texas-drought-visualized <a href="http://stateimpact.npr.org/texas/drought/" target="_blank">A devastating drought </a>consumed nearly all of Texas in 2011, killing livestock, destroying agriculture and sparking fires that burned thousands of homes. Mon, 02 Apr 2012 07:44:00 +0000 Elise Hu 2881 at http://nhpr.org The Historic Texas Drought, Visualized