PHOENIX (AP) — An unusually early and long-lasting heat wave brought more triple-digit temperatures Wednesday to a large swath of the U.S. West, raising concerns that such extreme weather could become the new normal amid a decades-long drought.
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Aquifers are recovering from the stress of the flash drought of 2012, Nebraska's hottest, driest year on record.
Conditions are likely to stay dry at least into the spring, meaning drought conditions could worsen.
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The designation applies to Colfax, Cuming, Dawes, Dodge, Stanton and Thurston counties and allows producers in those counties and ones bordering them to apply for emergency loans.
The forecast low for Lincoln is 36 degrees. Some areas farther west could see their first freeze of the season.
Drought conditions haven't been this bad in Nebraska since 2014, and there is no relief in sight, with hot temperatures forecast for this weekend and little to no rain expected across the state for the next two weeks.
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