Apple trees are dry and brittle because of lack of water at this orchard near Prosser in Benton County in this September 2015 photo. Despite recent rains and cooler temperatures, the state’s 2015 drought isn’t over yet.
Apple trees are dry and brittle because of lack of water at this orchard near Prosser in Benton County in this September 2015 photo. Despite recent rains and cooler temperatures, the state’s 2015 drought isn’t over yet. Washington state Department of Ecology Courtesy to The Bellingham Herald
Apple trees are dry and brittle because of lack of water at this orchard near Prosser in Benton County in this September 2015 photo. Despite recent rains and cooler temperatures, the state’s 2015 drought isn’t over yet. Washington state Department of Ecology Courtesy to The Bellingham Herald

Washington state prepares for a second year of drought

September 26, 2015 03:41 AM

UPDATED October 08, 2015 03:52 PM

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