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Seattle, Tacoma And Everett Enact Voluntary Water Reductions

The City of Bellevue also asked residents and businesses to reduce their water use.


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In Drought, Pacific Northwest Cities, Farms Face Water Cuts

A deepening drought in the Pacific Northwest is forcing some cities, farms and state agencies to cut back on water use.


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Seattle Changes Water Supply Outlook From ‘Good’ To ‘Fair’

Due to higher-than-usual water consumption, hot June temperatures and record-low stream flows into reservoirs storage

CBS Seattle–07/09/2015

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Govenor Inslee Expands Drought Emergency Declaration

Citing projections that say this summer will have the lowest snowmelt in 64 years, Gov. Jay Inslee has expanded the state’s month-old drought emergency declaration.

CBS Seattle–04/17/2015

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State Projects Dust Storms And Fires For Eastern Washington

The state is warning that Eastern Washington faces a run of dust storms and wildfires in coming months, thanks to a looming drought.

CBS Seattle–03/18/2015

North Cascades (Photo by Tim Matsui/Liaison)

Governor Declares Drought Emergency In Some Parts Of State

Gov. Jay Inslee has declared a drought emergency for three regions in Washington state.

CBS Seattle–03/13/2015

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Warm February Takes Toll On Mountain Snowpack In West

Warm temperatures and a lack of snowfall in February have taken a toll on winter snowpack in the Cascade Mountains and other areas in the West, the U.S. Natural Resources Conservation Service said Wednesday.

CBS Seattle–03/12/2015

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Six Food Favorites Affected By Climate Change

The effects of climate change are far-reaching, affecting not only weather, but more critical parts of human life such as food.


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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.


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5 Idaho Counties Designated As Drought Areas

Federal officials have designated five Idaho counties as natural disaster areas due to recent drought conditions.

CBS Seattle–05/29/2014