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Local & Regional Governor declares drought emergencies in Crook, Harney, and Klamath counties Governor declares drought emergencies in Crook, Harney, and Klamath counties
The Governor’s office says the drought continues to have significant impact on agriculture, livestock, and natural resources in each of the jurisdictions. The counties requested the state to take action, and the Oregon Drought Council considered the counties' requests by weighing current water conditions, future climatic forecasts, and agricultural impacts.