Drought expands despite latest surge in tropical moisture

During the past week we noted the tropical surge of moisture, which was brief and did bring rainfall, yet there was little benefit as the latest drought monitor indicates. The state went from 74% in drought last week's monitor to now 84%. Less than 1% of the state is considered 'normal.' Where we benefited from rainfall resulted in a reduction in the area covered in severe and extreme drought classifications. Let's do a quick rainfall check for the week, month to date, and for the year to dat
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