Northwest Missouri saw significant improvement in drought conditions in the past week. The Missouri Drought Monitor released Thursday shows no areas with D3 – Extreme Drought for the northwest or the local counties.
Most of the local area is still listed as D2 – Severe Drought or D1 – Moderate Drought. The western half of Daviess County is listed D0 – abnormally dry.
91.09% of the state is at least Abnormally Dry, down from 94.08% last week
62.51% of the state is at Moderate Drought or above, down from 77.21% last week.
32.90% of the state is at Severe Drought or above, down from 48.52% last week
8.77% of the state of Missouri is listed in Extreme Drought. That is down from 18.77% last week.
8.91% of the state has No Drought, up from 5.92% last week.
There is currently no Exceptional Drought in Missouri.