Winds Blow Smoke From Forest Fires in Canada into MidwestA haze blanketed much of the Midwest on Tuesday as strong winds carried smoke from forest fires in Canada thousands of miles to the south, prompting health warnings in at least two states.
Water Everywhere, But Not A Drop To Drink
Six Food Favorites Affected By Climate ChangeThe effects of climate change are far-reaching, affecting not only weather, but more critical parts of human life such as food.
America The Beautiful (And Freezing)Many parts of the U.S. have already broken records for snowfall and below zero temperatures while other parts have seen unseasonably warm temperatures.
Despite Snow, Area Threatened by DroughtWith all the snow we've gotten this winter, you may not realize it, but we are still in a drought.
Bloomington Asks Residents to Conserve WaterBloomington residents are being asked to conserve water because of an ongoing drought.
Expert: Illinois Soil Moisture Good A Year After DroughtThe start of Illinois' growing season is near and state climate experts say soil moisture levels are near normal.
Study Reveals Global Warming Not To Blame For Last Year's Crippling DroughtA new federal study reveals that global warming is not to blame for last year’s extreme drought that crippled the central Great Plains.
More Rain Causes Rivers To RiseCombined with heavy rain the previous weekend and two big snows in the weeks before that, all the water is causing rivers to rise.
Officials: Despite Rain Barge Traffic on Missouri River RestrictedThe corps expect the navigation system to only be shorten by four days but if the drought deeps navigation season could be shorted by as much as 27 days.
Forecasters Predict Another Hot Dry Summer Let's hope the soil is soaking up all this rain and snow, because a new report shows that Missouri is in for another hot, dry summer in 2013.
Drought, Cattle Shortage Crippling US Beef IndustryYears of drought are reshaping the U.S. beef industry with feedlots and a major meatpacking plant closing because there are too few cattle left in the United States to support them.

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