The US is on track for a record-breaking megadrought – Quartz

February 12, 2015 7:10 PM

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The US is on track for a record-breaking megadrought  –  Quartz

In just a few decades, a huge swath of the US could experience the biggest megadrought that the US has seen in 1,000 years.

New research published on Feb. 12 in the journal Science Advances predicts that this hypothetical could become reality from the Mississippi River to California. It could make the Dust Bowl of the 1930s seem mild by comparison.

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