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The Drought of 2012

The Drought of 2012

A farmer surveys the damage of a recent wild fire on his fields with a neighbor. 2012 saw the highest recorded temperatures in American history. Over the summer most of the mid-west experienced a tremendous drought, where hot weather and the lack of rain destroyed crops and grazing land. In the high plains of Western Nebraska's cattle lands, this created ideal conditions for wild fires, which spread across the land sparked by single bolts of lightning.
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August 29, 2012
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