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Droughts and Heat Waves

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  • Rain, wind, flooding to ease; sunshine Tuesday

     
    Intense low pressure to our south has been pumping torrents of rain, gusty winds and loads of trouble our way out of the east for the past 16 hours or so. Rain totals are running from well over an inch...
  • Southwest droughts can last centuries

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:In September, 10 percent of the lower 48 states was in “exceptional” drought, the worst category. About 4 percent, from New Mexico into Texas and Oklahoma, was experiencing the worst drought since 1900. Conditions...

    Government is being a drip on the drought

    Government is being a drip on the drought
    There are two things very annoying about the deluges that have been drenching California. And neither involves nature. Both involve government. One is that the downpours are routinely dismissed by bureaucrats and water professionals as not very...

    There's no drought of rebukes, lectures and guilt

    I don't have crops at stake or a well that needs replenishing, but that doesn't diminish the glee I felt when I woke up in the middle of the night last weekend to the sound of rain pounding my roof and soaking my parched yard. I know it's just a drop in...

    Water-Rich Connecticut In Minor Drought

    Water-Rich Connecticut In Minor Drought
    Our lives are sprinkled with new years. Most popular is the calendar year. Most exciting is the school year. Most regular is the astronomical year. Most political is the fiscal year. Most invisible is the water year, which begins and ends on Oct. 1....