Severe drought threatens Hoover dam reservoir – and water for US west
The wellspring of Lake Mead created by the dam’s blocking of the Colorado River has plummeted to an historic low as states in the west face hefty cuts in their water supplies

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“Like a firenado”: Homes burn, more threatened as wildfires roar through West
Major wildfires raged virtually unchecked across the West as an unrelenting heat wave and historic drought turned a wide swath of the US into tinder.

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Experts say Western US now trapped in death cycle of extreme heat, drought, fire
“For our most vulnerable, disadvantaged communities, this also creates compounding health effects.”

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