U.S. Drought is Most Severe Since 1950s, Report Says

Climate Central: The drought that is delivering a punishing blow to corn growers, farmers, and ranchers across the Midwest and High Plains is among the most intense drought events to occur in the U.S. since the 1950s, according to a federal report released on Monday, placing it among the top 10 droughts in U.S. history. According to the most recent drought outlook, the drought is likely to persist -- if not further intensify -- during the next few months. On Monday, the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC)......

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