Drought: The Local Impact

Drought: The Local Impact

Kojo explores the drought's regional impact on food, and looks at the weather patterns that are creating these damaging conditions.

As the worst drought in 50 years continues to bake the Midwest, the East Coast is bracing for impact. Though rainfall is slightly below normal in our region, damaging storms and long days of record temperatures have wreaked havoc on crops. Kojo explores the drought's regional impact on food, and looks at the weather patterns that are creating these damaging conditions.

Guests

Ann Harvey Yonkers

Co-Director, FRESHFARM Markets

Tom Kierein

Meteorologist, NBC4

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