In climatalogical news, well, it's not like a number of us haven't been warning about something like this for a while:
U.S. Could See a Water Shortage
Friday, Oct. 26, 2007
By AP/BRIAN SKOLOFF
(West Palm Beach, Fla.) — An epic drought in Georgia threatens the water supply for millions. Florida doesn't have nearly enough water for its expected population boom. The Great Lakes are shrinking. Upstate New York's reservoirs have dropped to record lows. And in the West, the Sierra Nevada snowpack is melting faster each year.
Across America, the picture is critically clear - the nation's freshwater supplies can no longer quench its thirst.
The government projects that at least 36 states will face water shortages within five years because of a combination of rising temperatures, drought, population growth, urban sprawl, waste and excess.
In other news, I'm sure Kate and her screeching, mouth-breathing howler monkeys have a picture of another temperature gauge somewhere. 'Cuz, well, it's just what they do, ya know.