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In Nevada, A 21st Century Rain Dance03:44

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Drone America's Savant UAS is mounted with silver iodide flares in preparation for a joint cloud seeding test with the Desert Research Institute (DRI) in Fernley, Nevada, on Friday, March 18, 2016. (Kevin Clifford/Drone America)closemore
Drone America's Savant UAS is mounted with silver iodide flares in preparation for a joint cloud seeding test with the Desert Research Institute (DRI) in Fernley, Nevada, on Friday, March 18, 2016. (Kevin Clifford/Drone America)

Scientists have long been looking for ways to alleviate drought, and one of those ways is by creating rain through cloud seeding. A Nevada-based company is looking at drones as a way to help researchers conduct cloud-seeding experiments. As Reno Public Radio's Julia Ritchey reports, the project hopes to bring weather modification into the 21st century.

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