People heading out this holiday to fish and boat in the Southeast could find lakes and reservoirs so low that sandbars and stumps pose hazards. Campers and hikers in the Southwest may see restrictions in national forests dangerously dry from years of drought.
In its drought outlook for June, July and August, the federal
"Fire is the big story," says Mark Svoboda of the
The climate center outlook also expects little lasting relief in dry areas of the West, from
…Drought, a scourge in the West for nearly a decade, now afflicts about one-third of the contiguous
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