Area Weather: Drought continues for much of Central Minnesota
It is abnormally dry across a good share of Central and West Central Minnesota. The latest data by the U.S. Drought Monitor Map shows that portions of Stevens, Pope, Grant, Kandiyohi, Swift, and Chippewa Counties are experiencing a moderate drought. Portions of the Eastern Metro are experiencing a severe drought. Across Douglas County it is abnormally dry. Many areas across the state are three to six inches below normal for moisture since the first of the year.
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