As of March 19, fully 494 counties were declared drought-disaster counties by the U.S. Department of Agriculture; of these, 336 are primary disaster zones, and 158 contiguous counties. These counties are concentrated in the Southwest and lower High Plains, including all of California (save one county), and much of west Texas. The crisis is an automatic hit on the U.S. food supply, as well as the international one, because of decades of globalized "food sourcing."from Western Water Crisis Means World Food Shortage
Congress: "Don't bother us about your lack of water - we're busy protecting the rights of Ukranians by starting a world war!"