Thursday, July 19, 2012

Drought Expands and Worsens; No Relief in Sight

The update from the US Drought Monitor today raises the percentage of official drought conditions across the country by 3%. Also, 80% of the country is in some form of drought, whether approaching drought or official drought or worse.

The three month precipitation outlook made by the Climate Prediction Center today shows no relief in sight for above normal precipitation in the worst hit area, with the Midwest being shown as being hit the hardest by below normal precipitation in the next three months.


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