Nearly half of the continental United States.
The most widespread drought in the continental United States since 2013 covers more than 45 percent of the Lower 48 states, federal scientists said.
Q: How much of the continental United States is gripped by drought right now? A: Nearly half. Q: Say what? By
It's extremely dry across the Southwest and likely going to get even drier this winter. Blame La Niña, government forecasters say.
Nearly Half of the U.S. Is in Drought & Conditions Are Expected to Worsen: The most widespread drought in the continental U.S. since 2013 covers more than 45% of the Lower 48 states, federal scientists said. Global warming has worsened conditions.
"The most widespread drought in the continental United States since 2013 covers more than 45 percent of the Lower 48 states, federal scientists said."
Nearly Half of the U.S. Is in Drought
Sprinkling a little gloom and doom today alongside the . Almost half of the lower 48 states is in drought and its predicted to worsen in many areas. Its also likely this will be the warmest year on record.