Marketplace   Menu Guide   Complete Pages      
butler eagle
Site last updated: Friday, November 21, 2014 Bookmark our site!
Local PennsylvaniaNationalInternationalNews Extras  
Published: March 20, 2013 print this article Print save this article Save email this article Email ENLARGE TEXT increase font decrease font

Warm spring, continued drought predicted for U.S.



WASHINGTON — Government forecasters say much of the United States can expect a warm spring and persistent drought.
The National Weather Service said today above-normal temperatures are predicted across most of the Lower 48 states and northern Alaska. The forecast also calls for little relief for the drought-stricken Midwest and Southwest. Currently, half the country is experiencing moderate to exceptional drought.
Late snowmelt will bring a threat of river flooding along the upper Mississippi. North Dakota is at the most risk of flooding from the Red River.
A cooler spring is predicted for the Pacific Northwest and northern Great Plains. Drier-than-normal conditions are on tap for the West and Gulf Coast. Hawaii is expected to be cooler and drier than usual.
The spring outlook covers April, May and June.





Back
Comments
Order Photos!
 
MORE NEWS HEADLINES
arrow Kelly: Obama acts like ‘king’ on immigration
arrow HEADLINES
arrow Preschoolers share global lesson
arrow Buffalo grandma will go to prison
 
MOST READ ARTICLES
arrow SUV crashes into building at Baglier this morning
arrow Buffalo Twp. grandmother gets jail time on drug charges
arrow POLICE REPORTS
arrow Fire damages residence in Jackson Twp.