Drought in Western U.S. is Biggest in Years and Predicted to Worsen During Winter Months

Drought in Western U.S. is Biggest in Years and Predicted to Worsen During Winter Months

News Type: State, Regional Source: The Washington Post
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The largest and most intense drought in years is engulfing the West and threatens to grow larger and more severe in the coming months.

The drought has already been a major contributor to record wildfire activity in California and Colorado. Its continuation could also deplete rivers, stifle crops and eventually drain water supplies in some Western states.