It’s no secret; it’s wicked hot. According to scientists at NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies in New York, each of the first six months of 2016 set a record as the warmest respective month in the modern temperature record, which dates back to 1880. In fact, July and August were the two hottest months that have ever been measured. Consequently, it is probably not shocking that many Americans are experiencing drought scenarios that exceed anything in recent memory. While everyone is seemingly aware of the historic drought on the West Coast, the Northeast is experiencing an extreme lack of precipitation that has prompted many farmers and business owners to sound the alarm. To view the entire article click here.