U.S. Drought Conditions Expand Slightly Last Week With Warm, Dry Weather

Posted on 07/12/2018 8:39 AM
Drought conditions expanded slightly in the past week even as abnormally dry areas shrunk, according to the weekly U.S. Drought Monitor. Moderate- to exceptional-drought conditions rose to 30.4% of the continental U.S. in the week ended July 10 , up from 29.7% a week earlier. The abnormally dry areas fell to 18.2% from 19.3% a week ago...