Drought Update – September 18, 2012

Although the rains from Hurricane Isaac brought relief to some, the portion of the lower 48 states still experiencing moderate to exceptional drought increased to 64%, up one percent from last week, according to the September 11 U.S. Drought Monitor.  In 42%of those states, the drought conditions are considered “severe, extreme or exceptional.” In addition, 54%of the country was in moderate […]