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2017 will be remembered as one of the most destructive and costliest years for natural disasters in U.S. history. While the final costs are still being tallied, there are at least $17 billion in damages that natural disasters caused the U.S. in 2017.
AgDay returns back to Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas to check on conditions and producers after deadly wildfires scorched the Plains last year.
The U.S. has been blanketed with frigid temperatures to start 2018, extending from the northern Plains to the Gulf Coast.
A nasty winter storm—being referred to as a bomb cyclone—is pounding the Northeast with heavy snowfall and destructive winds. States being affected include Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont.
Midwest and southern states have also endured subzero temperatures and wind chills this week, with many businesses and schools closing.
Temperatures seen 15 to 25 degrees below normal, NWS says.
Extreme cold continues to blanket the central and eastern United States this week, and meteorologists say wheat in the Plains will see damage because of it.
2017 is ending on a snowy and frigid note as dangerous cold and piles of snow are blanketing some parts of the northern U.S.
The rancher from western Wyoming wears tan overalls pulled over a U.S. ski team jacket, and is every bit as versed in the nuances of hay farming as the subtleties of snow grooming.
The Kansas wildfires did not discriminate as it left a path of ruins in Ashland, Kansas this March. A 30,000 acre ranched owned and operated by one family, three sisters with an inseparable bond, was in its way.