Flash Drought in Oklahoma

September 30, 2021

“Flash drought” – becoming more common under climate-changed regime. A relatively short period of dryness can pull a lot of moisture from soil.

Below, Kevin Trenberth on droughts, from 2015.

2 Responses to “Flash Drought in Oklahoma”

  1. dumboldguy Says:

    Ho-hum! Little flash droughts will lead to mega-droughts—-get ready

  2. rhymeswithgoalie Says:

    Trenberth in the video:
    “We’ve seen a lot of wildfires in California over the last year or so, and some really really big wildfires….”

    That was recorded in 2014. Eight of the ten biggest wildfires in California have happened since then. (Seven of the ten biggest wildfires in Oregon have happened since then, too.)

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