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Worst droughts in U.S. history

Published On: Jul 16 2012 10:23:12 AM CDT   Updated On: Feb 14 2014 09:04:27 AM CST

Drought aid is on the way for California, currently in the midst of one of the driest spells on record. Take a look at the worst droughts in U.S. history.

Worst Droughts - Dust Bowl
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1930s Dust Bowl -- Perhaps the most infamous drought in U.S. history, the "Dirty Thirties" dried up millions of acres of farmland, spawned huge dust storms and forced families from their homes across the country for nearly six years.

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