dry spell

Warming global temperatures increase the risk of droughts lasting a decade or more, warn researchers. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Study: Southwest Could Face Megadrought This Century

Southern Nevada faces an 80 percent risk of a 10-year-long dry spell, warn researchers.

09/03/2014

photo courtesy Las Vegas Valley Water District

Closing In On A Dry Spell Record

Current record is 47 consecutive days without precipitation from 1961

01/16/2014

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