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Water Waning into Winter – A New Video

Water Waning into Winter – A Video

Credit: posted a new video starring Deke Arndt, Chief of the Climate Monitoring Branch at NCDC. The video entitled “Water Waning into Winter” recaps the drought conditions that continued in November. During the month, the drought expanded throughout the continental United States. Over 60% of the contiguous United States is currently experiencing drought. Tune in to this new video to see how the drought is affecting agriculture and transportation across the Nation.

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