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Disaster Declared for 140 Counties in 10 States

Posted by feww on July 4, 2013

USDA declares agricultural disasters in 140 counties in ten states

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated a total of 140 counties in ten states as agricultural disaster areas due to damages and losses caused by the ongoing drought (85 counties), and the combined effects of excessive rain, excessive snow, and multiple periods of thawing and refreezing (55 counties).

Drought Disaster

USDA has designated a total of 85 counties in seven state—California, Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming—as agricultural disaster areas due to damages and losses caused by the ongoing drought.

The latest disaster designations, issued on July 3 include both primary and contiguous disaster areas.

Winterkill: Disaster caused by Extreme Weather

USDA has further designated as disaster areas a total of 55 counties  in Wisconsin, Michigan and Minnesota due to damages and losses caused by the combined effects of excessive rain, excessive snow, and multiple periods of thawing and refreezing, resulting in winterkill that occurred Jan. 1 – May 21, 2013.

 

One Response to “Disaster Declared for 140 Counties in 10 States”

  1. feww said

    Link to Drought Disaster Map – July 3, 2013
    https://feww.wordpress.com/about/images/

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