Drought Footprint Virtually Unchanged

Posted on 08/09/2018 8:32 AM
There was very little change in the drought footprint across the contiguous U.S. over the past week. As of Aug. 7, the U.S. Drought Monitor showed 54.08% of the continental U.S. was covered by some form of dryness/drought, down slightly from 54.42% the previous week, though that was the highest since late February. Exceptional drought ...