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U.S. Drought Intensifies in the Plains

Posted by feww on November 9, 2012

DISASTER CALENDAR SYMBOLIC COUNTDOWN: 1,219 Days Left 

[November 9, 2012] Mass die-offs resulting from human impact and the planetary response to the anthropogenic assault could occur by early 2016.

  • SYMBOLIC COUNTDOWN: 1,219 Days Left to the most Fateful Day in Human History
  • Symbolic countdown to the ‘worst day’ in human history began on May 15, 2011 ...

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Global Disasters/ Significant Events

Middle America: Persistent hot and dry conditions hurting winter wheat crop

Abnormally Dry to Exceptional Drought conditions continue to affect 72.52 percent of the contiguous US as Exceptional Drought level widens, US Drought Monitor reported.


U.S. Drought Map, November 6, 2012. Released by US Drought Monitor on November 8, 2012.


U.S. Soil Moisture – Daily Soil Moisture Anomaly – USDA/NOAA

Drought Disaster Spreads  to 2,709 Counties Across the U.S.

USDA has designated additional counties in North Dakota and Montana as Drought Disaster Areas.  A total of 2,709 Counties across the country are currently designated as Drought Disaster Areas. The total includes 2,266 primary and 443 contiguous counties.


U.S. Drought Disaster Map.  This USDA map is incomplete because it does NOT show all 2,709 counties across the country that are currently designated as Drought Disaster Areas. For a recent update see List of Designated Drought Disaster Counties (PDF, 581KB)

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Global Disasters: Links, Forecasts and Background

GLOBAL WARNING

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U.S. Drought: 54 Additional Counties Declared Drought Disaster Areas

Posted by feww on November 2, 2012

USDA designates 2,699 counties drought disaster areas

The drought disaster count increases to 2,699 counties [includes 2,260 primary, and 439 contiguous counties] from 2,645 counties previous week.


Drought Disaster Map.  The above map provided by USDA is incomplete. For a recent list of drought disaster areas see List of Designated Drought Disaster Counties (PDF, 579KB)

U.S. Drought Map


U.S. Drought Map, October 30, 2012. Released by US Drought Monitor on November 1, 2012.

Drought Links

Global Disasters: Links, Forecasts and Background

GLOBAL WARNING

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U.S. Counties Declared Disaster Areas

Posted by feww on October 25, 2012

Dozens of counties across 13 states designated agricultural disaster areas

USDA has designated 151 additional counties (includes both primary and contiguous designations and some duplications) across 13 states as agricultural disaster areas. All but 9 of the designations were due to drought and excessive heat.

The states are Arizona, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Vermont and Utah.

  • USDA has now designated a total of 2,645 counties as agricultural disaster areas thus far in 2012 [includes 2,206  counties listed as primary and 439 as contiguous disaster areas.] The designations extend across the lower 48, Hawaii and D.C.

[NOTE: The disaster list represents 85 percent of all 3,143 counties and county-equivalents in the U.S.]


DROUGHT DISASTER MAP. All Drought Disaster Incidents as of 10/24/2012- Map provided by USDA Farm Service Agency Production, Emergencies and Compliance Division.

Additional Drought Information

  • Drought is expected to persist into winter across most of Rockies, Great Plains and Midwest.
  • More than two-thirds of winter wheat is currently in drought
  • Up to 55% of crops are in poor to very poor conditions


U.S. Drought Map, October 23, 2012. Released by US Drought Monitor on October 23, 2012.

Global Disasters: Links, Forecasts and Background

GLOBAL WARNING

Aditional U.S. Counties Declared Disaster Areas

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