America’s longest river was recently drier than during the Dust Bowl. And it’s bound to happen again.

Outlet: Washington Post

Washington Post: Writing in a commentary that accompanied the study, Jonathan Overpeck, a climate scientists at the University of Michigan, and Bradley Udall, a scientist at Colorado State University, said drought in the Upper Missouri “mirrors the change occurring in the Southwest, where rivers provide the only large sustainable water supply to the region and over 40 million water users, yet flows have already declined significantly since just the late 20th century.”