99 Percent of Minnesota is Now in a Drought
UNDATED (WJON News) -- Almost the entire state of Minnesota is now in a drought.
Thursday's weekly update from the U.S. Drought Monitor says 99 percent of Minnesota is in at least a Moderate Drought, up from 85 percent last week. Just the far tip of the Arrowhead region is not in a drought, but they are listed as abnormally dry.
The Severe Drought is impacting 62 percent, up from 55 percent last week.
The Extreme Drought area is up to 19 percent, three percent higher than a week ago.
And, the Exceptional Drought area remains at just over one percent.
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