Originally published on Sep 4, 2014: After reviewing computer weather models, the researchers forewarned that the chance of a decade-long drought in the U.S. is as likely as the flip of a coin. "For the southwestern U.S. Potential Megadrought would make the Dust Bowl of the 1930s look meager in comparison....
Yesterday, CBS Sacramento published a story entitled:
Megadroughts: A Future Reality For Much Of Western United States
SAN JOSE, California (AP) – As bad as recent droughts in California, the Southwest and the Midwest have been, scientists say far worse “megadroughts” are coming – and they’re bound to last for decades.... http://sacramento.cbslocal.com/2015/02/12/study-megadroughts-a-future-reality-for-much-of-western-united-states/