Drought expands in Iowa & Nebraska

LINCOLN, Nebraska- The latest U-S Drought Monitor shows an expansion of dry and drought conditions in Iowa, despite healthy rainfalls last weekend in some areas.

There are nearly 20-counties touched by severe drought, more than two dozen counties, and three dozen counties listed as abnormally dry.

Agronomists in Iowa have been reporting a worsening picture. There are also concerns in several other corn-growing states, including Nebraska, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, and Michigan. There are scattered areas of dry conditions in Minnesota and Missouri as well. Illinois has a handful of counties listed as abnormally dry.

Dry conditions can also be found in North Dakota, South Dakota, and Kansas. Extreme drought conditions can be found in Wyoming and Colorado.

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