Drought Disaster Declared for 37 Counties in 5 States
Posted by feww on April 25, 2013
USDA declares drought disaster for dozens of counties in Texas, California, Utah, Nevada and Arizona
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated 37 counties in five states—Texas, California, Utah, Nevada and Arizona—as primary or contiguous agricultural disaster areas, due to damages and losses caused by the ongoing drought.
The latest declaration includes the following:
- Texas: Atascosa, Bandera, Bexar, Coleman, Comal, Concho, Crane, Crockett, Ector, Glasscock, Guadalupe, Kendall, McCulloch, Medina, Menard, Midland, Reagan, Runnels, Schleicher, Tom Green, Upton and Wilson counties.
- California: Fresno, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, Mono and Tuolumne counties.
- Utah: Beaver, Iron, Millard and Washington counties.
- Nevada: Clark, Lincoln, Nye and White Pine counties.
- Arizona: Mohave County.
US Drought Map as of April 23, 2013, released by US Drought Monitor on April 25, 2013.
FIRE-EARTH Drought Links 2013
- U-S Drought 2013: Fueled by Heat from Hell? January 31, 2013 [FIRE-EARTH Forecast]
- Drought Disaster Declared in 32 Additional Texas Counties April 4, 2013
- US: Drought Disaster 2013 [Index Page]