Drought Monitor Shows Improvement Statewide
UNDATED (WJON News) - Widespread rains over the last few weeks are soaking in and changing the weekly drought monitor.
This week’s update from the U.S. Drought Monitor shows a major improvement statewide.
A little more than one percent of the state is reporting extreme drought conditions, that’s down four percent since last week.
25% of the state reports a severe drought, down more than 14% since last week’s report.
This year, St. Cloud State University says the St. Cloud area has received 20.40 inches of precipitation, but that’s more than 8 inches below the 30-year average.
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