Drought Conditions Greatly Improved In The Local Area

Drought conditions are all but gone for much of the KCHI listening area, but there are parts of the area that are listed as “Abnormally Dry,” but are greatly improved from two weeks ago, just before the flooding.  Livingston County Farm Service Agency Director Jeanette Straker says some livestock producers, especially those in the areas designated “Abnormally Dry,” are still […]

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Drought Conditions Improving

Drought conditions are improving for much of the KCHI listening area, but some areas are still in the extreme drought classification.  Jeanette Straker from the Livingston County Farm Service Agency office says there is improvement in much of Livingston County. While the corn crop is too far along to receive much if any benefit from the recent rains, Straker says […]

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Extreme & Exceptional Drought Persists

Despite periods of rain around much of the KCHI listening area in the past week, Extreme and Exceptional Drought conditions continue for nearly all of the KCHI listening area.  National Weather Service Meteorologist Pamela Pietrycha says the drought conditions will persist.  She says in the near future it will be much of the same weather pattern we’ve seen over the […]

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Caldwell County Issues Emergency Drought Declaration

The Caldwell County Commissioners issued an Emergency Drought Order Declaration.  The Commissioners are asking Caldwell County citizens for a voluntary reduction of water usage. Citizens are reminded that while household, livestock and personal water usage is permitted, outdoor water usage including yard and garden needs to be voluntary reduced or eliminated. Citizens who live in a local jurisdiction with mandatory […]

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