Nancy's Almanac, May 14, 2013: Drought tendency could intensify
Dry soil, such as the watering holes seen here in Sargent, Neb., last July, plagued farmers across the Midlands in last year's extreme drought. A warmer-than-normal winter in 2012 set the stage for that year's drought, said a climatologist at the National Drought Mitigation Center.
Posted: Friday, January 4, 2013 12:00 am
LINCOLN — Unprecedented snowmelt unleashed record flooding upon Nebraska two summers ago.
Extreme drought took the stage last summer, wilting crops, sparking wildfires and leading to the imposition of water restrictions in dozens of communities, including the state's second-largest.
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