Drought conditions for Northwest Missouri are essentially unchanged over the past week. The Missouri Drought Monitor released today (Thursday) still shows only two of the local counties (Chariton and a portion of Sullivan) with Severe Drought and the remainder of Northwest Missouri with moderate drought, abnormally dry, or no drought.
The statewide graph shows…
72.33% of the state is at least Abnormally Dry, up from 72.29% last week
52.87% of the state is at Moderate Drought or above, up from 52.11% last week.
20.17% of the state is at Severe Drought or above, unchanged from last week.
5.13% of the state of Missouri is listed in Extreme Drought, unchanged from last week.
27.67% of the state has No Drought, down from 27.71% last week.