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Drought Disaster Declared for 34 Texas Counties

Posted by feww on March 28, 2013

Texas Counties declared disaster  areas due to ongoing drought

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated 34 counties in Texas as primary and contiguous disaster areas due to damages and losses caused by the recent drought.

Primary Disaster Areas:
Austin, Coleman, Runnels, Waller, Burleson, Fayette, Tom Green and Washington counties.

Contiguous Disaster Areas:
Bastrop, Brazos, Brown, Caldwell, Callahan, Colorado, Concho, Coke, Fort Bend, Gonzales, Grimes, Harris, Irion, Lavaca, Lee, McCulloch, Menard, Milam, Mongomery, Nolan, Reagan, Robertson, Schleicher, Sterling, Taylor and Wharton counties.

All counties listed above were designated natural disaster areas March 27, 2013.

U.S. Drought Map – March 19, 2013

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U.S. Drought Map for March 19, 2013; released by the U.S. Drought Monitor on March 21, 2013.

  • As of about 65.24 percent of Contiguous U.S. remains abnormally dry or worse.
  • ‘Moderate’ to ‘Exceptional’ drought conditions (D1 – D4 on the chart) cover nearly 52 percent of the country.
  • D1 – D4 drought conditions prevail in 91.29 percent of High Plains, more than 63 pct of the West, 58.96 pct of the South, 33.30 pct of Midwest and 23.24pct of Southeast

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Precipitation Map (in) for Contiguous United States, March 20 – 26, 2013. Source: HPRCC

FIRE-EARTH Drought Links 2013

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Disaster Declared in Much of U.S. Wheat Belt

Posted by feww on January 10, 2013

DISASTER CALENDAR SYMBOLIC COUNTDOWN: 1,157 Days Left 

[January 10, 2013] Mass die-offs resulting from human impact and the planetary response to the anthropogenic assault could occur by early 2016.

  • SYMBOLIC COUNTDOWN: 1,157 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

USDA declares drought disaster in hundreds of counties across 24 states

Government’s first disaster declaration of 2013 covers large sections of four major wheat-growing states—Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas—that accounted for about 35 percent of the U.S. wheat crop in 2012.

    • USDA Has declared hundreds of counties across 24 states as primary and contiguous drought disaster areas, more than half of which are in the Wheat Belt.
    • The 2013 drought disaster declarations pertain to primary (597 counties) and contiguous (285 counties) disaster areas in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Wyoming.

2013 drought disaster areas
Map of drought disaster areas 2013. As of January 9, 2013, USDA has designated as drought disaster areas a total of 882 U.S. counties across 24 states.  Source: USDA.  List of Designated Drought Disaster Counties (PDF, 1MB)

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