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Drought emergency in Malheur County, Oregon
10/24/2018 5:55:44 PM



CATEGORIES:
Agriculture
Relief, Response & Restrictions
Water Supply & Quality
AFFECTED AREAS:
Malheur County, OR

Start Date: 10/24/2018 -  
Malheur County in southeast Oregon received a declaration of emergency from Gov. Kate Brown and joined several other counties with drought emergency declarations, including Harney, Baker, Grant and Lake counties. In the order, Gov. Brown noted, “I find that extremely low streamflows and hot, dry conditions have caused natural and economic disaster conditions in Malheur County, resulting in a severe, continuing drought emergency in that county during 2018.” Ontario Argus Observer (Ore.), Oct. 24, 2018
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