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Drought Conditions Improving

May 14, 2009 0 Comments
Drought Conditions Improving

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 […]

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Latest Drought Conditions

April 30, 2009 0 Comments
Latest Drought Conditions

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.

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Rainfall vs. Drought

September 11, 2008 0 Comments
Rainfall vs. Drought

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 […]

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Rain? Here? …and Ike the Turner to hit Texas

September 10, 2008 2 Comments
Rain?  Here?  …and Ike the Turner to hit Texas

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 […]

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Moderate Drought Conditions Persist

September 4, 2008 0 Comments
Moderate Drought Conditions Persist

Despite last week’s rainfall, drought conditions continue throughout much of the upper MIdwest.  Click the image for more details, or check out this local summary for further details.

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