(Yahoo News) – It’s dry in the Pacific Northwest, British Columbia, and Alaska. Very dry. A contiguous stretch of over 2,000 miles of Pacific coastline is experiencing drought conditions ranging from “abnormally dry” to “extreme drought,” according to U.S. and Canadian Drought Monitors.


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While drought has receded across much of the Canadian provinces from June, and overall conditions in the lower 48 U.S. states have skirted with 20-year lows over the past two months, conditions in Ketchikan, Alaska, have been termed “severe” and Aberdeen, Washington, “exceptional”. READ MORE

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