Drought Relief: Parts of the U.S. received some much needed rain

The latest drought monitor was released today and it shows the majority of the U.S. received rain!

Monsoon rains were less intense last week in the western U.S., but were heavier than normal and soaked the four corners region, including much of Nevada and southeastern California. Southern Texas finally saw some relief, recording more than 10 inches of rain, but it is a different story in the northeast, where farmers experienced abnormally high temperatures and drought expanded.


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