tomselleck
2 months ago
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Actor Tom Selleck accused of theft

A lawsuit accuses actor Tom Selleck of stealing truckloads of water from a public hydrant and bringing it to his ranch in drought-stricken Southern California.
Drought
2 months ago
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Forecast calls for drought in central North Carolina

A forecast from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says drought is likely to develop in central North Carolina through September.
All of NC out of drought, dry conditions for first time in three years
2 years ago
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All of NC out of drought, dry conditions for first time in three years

For the first time in more than three years, North Carolina is not experiencing drought or abnormally dry conditions, according to the NC Department of Environment and Natural Resources.
Drought returns to Southeastern North Carolina
3 years ago
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Drought returns to Southeastern North Carolina

Parts of Brunswick and New Hanover County are again classified under drought status, as rain continues to elude the coast.
National drought a double-edged sword for NC farmers
3 years ago
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National drought a double-edged sword for NC farmers

The drought across much of the country is threatening to drive up the price of a lot of the food we eat. Here in the Cape Fear it's a double-edged sword for corn farmers.Demand is high for their product, but the heat is taking a toll on the crop as well.
US drought grows to cover widest area since 1956
3 years ago
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US drought grows to cover widest area since 1956

A new report shows the drought gripping the United States is the widest since 1956.
Drought conditions return to North Carolina for first time since May
3 years ago
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Drought conditions return to North Carolina for first time since May

Drought has returned to North Carolina for the first time in more than a month, due to below normal rainfall and record-breaking temperatures.
North Carolina drought free
3 years ago
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North Carolina drought free

North Carolina is finally drought free. The Drought Management Advisory Council says no part of the state is experiencing drought conditions. That's the first time that's happened in nearly two years.
Panel says wild weather worsens
4 years ago
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Panel says wild weather worsens

Freakish weather disasters - from the sudden October snowstorm in the Northeast US to the record floods in Thailand - are striking more often. And global warming is likely to spawn more similar weather extremes at a huge cost, says a draft summary of an international climate report obtained by The Associated Press.
Despite rainfall, new numbers still show extreme drought
4 years ago
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Despite rainfall, new numbers still show extreme drought

Rainfall over the past week has not done much to reverse the dry weather we've seen since Spring.