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Worst drought since 1956 hits US | GlobalPost

The United States is suffering its widest drought since 1956, according to data released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

NOAA reported on Monday that by the end of June about 55 percent of the continental US was in a moderate to extreme drought, the BBC reported.

It turns out, high temperatures in June across the nation are partially to blame.

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