Blogs Drought

Tropical Storm Debby Floods Florida, Ends Drought

  • Published: Jun 26th, 2012

Tropical Storm Debby has dumped so much rain in Florida that the state has gone from extreme drought to extreme flooding.

Weather Extremes Widespread over Memorial Day Holiday

  • Published: May 29th, 2012

From record heat to a powerful tropical storm, Memorial Day Weekend will long be remembered for its extreme weather.

Southwest Wildfires Expand; Dangerous Weekend Ahead

  • Published: May 25th, 2012

Fanned by strong winds, two wildfires in New Mexico merged and tripled in size this week in the Gila National Forest.

Image of the Day: Low Water Flow Triggers Avian Cholera

  • Published: Apr 29th, 2012

More than 10,000 migrating birds in the U.S. have died from an outbreak of avian cholera caused by reduced water flowing through marshlands.

Image of the Day: Water, Water, Nowhere

  • Published: Mar 31st, 2012

With a growing population and global warming raising temperatures, water resources are being impacted.

Image of the Day: Monarch’s Mexico Migration Minimizes

  • Published: Mar 19th, 2012

The number of Monarch butterflies spending their winters in Mexico dropped 28 percent, according to a new report.

Image of the Day: Hippos Are in Their Element

  • Published: Mar 16th, 2012

A few hippos surface from a pond in the Maasai Mara national reserve in Kenya, an area heavily affected by prolonged drought.

A Swing from Drought to Deluge in Texas and Nearby States

  • Published: Mar 8th, 2012

After the worst one-year drought on record, Texas has turned very wet, raising short-term flood concerns