08 Oct '11, 1am

Grim predictions say 9 more years of Texas drought possible ~ ~ #Eco #climatechange #drought #conservation #water

Grim predictions say 9 more years of Texas drought possible ~ ~ #Eco #climatechange #drought #conservation #water

SAN ANTONIO - A devastating Texas drought that has browned city lawns and caused more than $5 billion in damages to the state's farmers and ranchers could continue for another nine years, a state forecaster said on Thursday. WorldShares lets you earn donations for your favorite nonprofit. Earn up to 20 points now. Learn More Earn Points What's this? Comments Email Twitter Stumble Digg Share "It is possible that we could be looking at another of these multiyear droughts like we saw in the 1950s, and like the tree rings have shown that the state has experienced over the last several centuries," State Climatologist John Nielson-Gammon told Reuters. Some 95 percent of the state is listed as being in either "severe" or "exceptional" drought by the U.S. Department of Agriculture 's Drought Monitor, and Nielson-Gammon said the last 12 months have been the driest one-year period o...

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