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Ohio Drought

Summer drought severity could increase by 50 percent by 2050, but Ohio has not taken any action to prepare for its future climate-related drought risks.



For more information on how prepared Ohio is for its growing drought threat, read the detailed state summary.


Is Ohio taking action?

  •   Ohio has taken less action than most states to understand its future climate-related drought risks
  •   The state has also done almost nothing to plan for, or implement, future climate-related drought adaptation strategies
  •   Ohio's Enhanced Hazard Mitigation Plan mentions that climate change could make some threats more severe