OSU researchers' latest climate maps show hotter, drier summers in the PNW

OSU climatologists have released new climate maps showing the new normal in the PNW will likely be hotter, drier summers

PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon State University researchers are calling attention to some concerning climate trends.

They have released new maps showing which areas are getting wetter and which could face more drought in the future. 

Heavy rain, flooding and destructive storms are predicted in the East and in the already dry Southwestern part of the U.S, even drier conditions.

In the Pacific Northwest, we can expect hotter and drier summers.

“We had the big heat dome in late June, which

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