Drought Coverage Shrinks Across Central and Southern Plains

Posted on 03/09/2017 10:23 AM
According to the National Drought Monitor, some form of drought now covers 57.5% of Kansas, down from 68.3% last week. Drought coverage held steady in Oklahoma at 43.8%, but contracted from 19.4% in Texas last week to 13.1%. "Heavy precipitation fell on parts of the Plains and upper Mississippi Valley, bringing additional relief...