Kansas Water Office http://kmuw.org en How Close Is Kansas To Another Dust Bowl? http://kmuw.org/post/how-close-kansas-another-dust-bowl <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">If Kansas' current drought continues through 2013, the severity of the water shortage may rival the bad years of the </span>1930s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and '</span>50s<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p>The drought is already causing problems and prompting Wichita city officials to think about water rationing.</p><p>The drought is bad by several measures. This year's winter wheat harvest will likely be well below normal, due to low rain during planting last fall.</p> Thu, 07 Feb 2013 12:48:25 +0000 Milt Radford 12354 at http://kmuw.org How Close Is Kansas To Another Dust Bowl?