Latest Drought Monitor - Spring Rains Help Ease Drought

Recent rains have helped to ease the drought across parts of the Midwest.  The first map below shows the observed precipitation for the past 30 days.  The second maps shows precipitation as a departure from normal.  The last map is the most recent drought monitor.  

 Observed 30 Day Rains

 In the map below, areas that are dark green to dark blue received 2 to 4 inches of above normal precipitation.

 30 Day Rains

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