National Drought Mitigation Center

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Trees remain stressed, fires active in Elko County, Nevada
8/14/2018 12:00:00 AM

Plants & Wildlife
Elko County, NV

Start Date: 8/10/2018 - End Date: 8/10/2018
Area remains very dry with July well below average for precipitation. August is also starting out very dry. Trees remain stressed with yellow and dead leaves. Grasses/shrubs all cured to nearly all elevations. Energy bill is higher than any month last year. Fire activity remains high, but without lightning, activity has been quiet. CoCoRaHS Report from Station #Spring Creek 0.9 SE on 8/10/2018