Feds again declare drought disaster in Utah

All Utah counties have been declared drought stricken for the second year as farmers and ranchers battle parched ranges and damaged crops. And if 60 years of record keeping hold true, extremely dry weather likely will plague the West for the next decade. “In two or three years, we could be heading into another wet period, however brief,” said Shih-Yu “Simon” Wang, assistant director at the Utah Climate Center. ”But we’re still in the trough of the drought cycle.” Climatologists are not optimist...

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