Kiplinger's takes a look at eight ways the drought with affect you this summer. 8 Ways the Drought Will Affect You
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8 Ways the Drought Will Affect You


This year's drought, which is toasting more than half of the U.S., is the nation’s worst since the 1950s. Its impact will ripple through the economy, touching lives in a myriad of different ways -- from an uptick in fuel and some food prices to stringent water use restrictions. There are some drought upsides, too, including tastier fruit because most fruit trees like it dry, thank you very much.

Click through our slide show to see what the drought spells for you.

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