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Drought Persists in SE Iowa

Posted: Saturday, September 28th, 2013 at 6:25 am
Author: Sally Y. Hart - KCII News

Drought conditions continue to persist across Southeast Iowa and the entire State. The U.S. Drought Monitor report released this week reports nearly 2-percent of the state in extreme drought conditions, this is in Calhoun, Webster, Greene, Sac and Carroll counties. Southeast Iowa is still considered to be in a severe drought, along with 37-percent of the Hawkeye State. Overall, 5.3-percent of the state is not in drought conditions, up nearly 3-percent from last week.