(The Center Square) – A bipartisan group of lawmakers representing western states sent a letter to President Joe Biden this week echoing governors’ recent calls for him to designate a federal drought disaster.
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(The Center Square) – Several Western state governors sent a letter on Sunday to President Joe Biden’s administration requesting he declare a federal drought disaster.
Did the record rainfall over the weekend help the drought?
(The Center Square) – Flash flood watches and warnings are in effect for eight western states that have been battling wildfires over the last several months. After experiencing drought and needing rain, they are expecting monsoon type rains coming from the Southwest, which could turn into mudslides.
“Nature still rules the roost and we have to deal with her,” McVay said.
COCHISE COUNTY — Sierra Vista has already received more rainfall since June 15 than it did throughout 2020’s entire monsoon season, National W…
The American Farm Bureau Federation’s Market Intel is publishing a two-part series to highlight the agricultural losses that occurred in 2020 due to weather disasters. This Market Intel article, the first in the series, looks at the measurable production losses that occurred in 2020. The second article in the series will discuss the gaps and challenges in previous disaster-aid legislation that leave producers unsupported when disaster strikes.