Tag: minnesota drought
It’s rained 7 of May’s 14 days so improvements are bound to happen, thankfully. Another round of thunderstorms Friday should provide another little boost. Even though everything is faring well so far with May’s ample amounts of rainfall, our rainfall deficits since June 15, 2008 are exceeding 12″ in parts of southeast Minnesota. Take a peek at […]
Click on the image for the latest drought conditions in the midwest, and from there you can take a look at individual states. Much of southeast Minnesota is still in a moderate drought, and a sliver of Goodhue county is in severe drought. Conditions have improved since the last drought monitor update of last Thursday.
Not a bad rainfall here today…a touch more than a half-inch for some, so expectations were just barely exceeded. Totals posted below, or click here for more. The U.S. Drought Monitor was also updated today, and also as expected, moderate drought conditions have spread a bit more across the region, and a portion of north-central […]
Tonight’s latest model run is reinforcing Thursday’s rainfall forecast. The U.S. Drought Monitor will update Thursday morning, and moderate drought conditions are likely to expand across the region, so anything helps–but a good soaker would be preferred. Models are indicating amounts under a half inch for southeast Minnesota and northeast Iowa over the course of Thursday. Another […]