Drought Conditions In Northwest Missouri

The USGS Drought Monitor indicates Northwest Missouri is Abnormally Dry or in a Moderate Drought, with a few counties in a Severe Drought. In the local area: Abnormally Dry counties include Daviess and Grundy County Moderate Drought counties include Caldwell, Chariton, Linn, Livingston, and Sullivan Counties. Severe Drought is indicated for most of Carroll County. Abnormally Dry means the area […]

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Soil Moisture and Rainfall

With the majority of the harvest complete across the region, replenishing the soil moisture is important before we head into the winter months.  The US Drought Monitor shows most of Missouri at normal moisture levels, but locally, portions of Caldwell, Livingston, and Linn Counties and all of Carroll and Chariton Counties are “Abnormally Dry.” The National Weather Service shows for […]

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Northern Missouri – Abnormally Dry

Even with the showers of the past few days northern Missouri is officially listed as Abnormally Dry on the Drought Monitor.  National Weather Service records show for the year, Chillicothe has received 35.03 inches of rain and is only 3/100ths of an inch below normal for the year. Looking at the data for August 1st through today, Chillicothe has received […]

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