Brazil, California Face Specter of Worsening Drought
Posted: 4:35 PM EST on January 30, 2015
January has not been kind to two parched corners of the Americas. A large chunk of California’s San Francisco Bay area is wrapping up the month with no measurable rainfall, a first for January since records began, and reservoirs serving São Paulo, Brazil, are perilously close to running completely dry in the midst of the region’s worst drought since at least 1930.
Read This Blog Entry
Other Featured Blogs:
Did you know that...
Yesterday, the weather history spoke of extremely high temperatures in Great Falls, Mont. in 1989 ahead of a cold artic air mass. Well, the cold air mass reached Great Falls today in 1989 and dropped the temperature 85 degrees in just 36 hours. Wind chills readings fell to -80 degrees in Montana, and the extreme cold caused the brakes on a freight train to fail.
More Weather Education Resources