Sizzling summer has worsened drought conditions

Enquirer-Herald - “There have been many severe droughts here before,” said Katharine Hayhoe, an atmospheric scientist at Texas Tech University.

WASHINGTON --What can make a bad drought even worse? A sizzling summer, the likes of which the lower 48 states haven’t seen since record-keeping started in 1895.

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“There have been many severe droughts here before,” said Katharine Hayhoe, an atmospheric scientist at Texas Tech University.