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May 24, 2012
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Douglas County on drought watch

The Nevada Drought Response Committee has placed Douglas and five other counties on drought watch. Lyon and Storey counties are on drought alert, according to information released on Thursday.

All Nevada counties are either on drought alert or drought watch with 11 counties classified by the U.S. Drought Monitor as under severe drought and six counties under moderate drought. The committee is organizing and activating three regional task forces to address the drought impacts in local and regional areas to begin gathering information about local plans, needs, vulnerabilities and available resources.

The committee, made up of representatives Nevada State Climate …

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The Record Courier Updated May 24, 2012 08:43PM Published May 24, 2012 08:38PM Copyright 2012 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.