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The U.S. is in the middle of its worst drought in 56 years. 

The monthly State of the Climate drought report released yesterday by the National Climactic Data Center says 54.6 percent of the contiguous U.S. is in a moderate to extreme drought. That’s the most since December 1956, when 57.6 percent of the country was covered by drought.
This year, 80 percent of the U.S. is abnormally dry, and the drought expanded last month with the 14th-warmest and 10th-driest June, according to records going back to 1895.

The U.S. is in the middle of its worst drought in 56 years

The monthly State of the Climate drought report released yesterday by the National Climactic Data Center says 54.6 percent of the contiguous U.S. is in a moderate to extreme drought. That’s the most since December 1956, when 57.6 percent of the country was covered by drought.

This year, 80 percent of the U.S. is abnormally dry, and the drought expanded last month with the 14th-warmest and 10th-driest June, according to records going back to 1895.

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    The U.S. is in the middle of its worst drought in 56 years. The monthly State of the Climate drought report released...
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    insomniac—thoughts: I dont know about the rest of texas but its been raining here hard core for days and last week it...
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    apparently the drought in Texas has been so bad, it would have to rain really well for the next 10 years to fix it. Lake...
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    BULLSHIT IT’S NOTHING BUT TORRENTIAL RAIN IN SOUTHEAST TEXAS
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    And meanwhile in Ireland the land is getting waterlogged
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    "I’m going to make it SO dry for you." - God (http://youtu.be/ZItsbLzc73s)
  27. citymayer said: It’s been raining for 2 weeks straight in southern Louisiana…
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    …it’s been raining for three days. IDTS.
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    Hah Wisconsin is dry as suck like walking on my grass feels like broken glass
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    The mayans fucking told you, dude.
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