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Weekly Drought Monitor Released

Posted: Friday, November 1st, 2013 at 6:29 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News - Justin Webster

The most recent Drought Monitor was released Thursday and Marion, Mahaska and Jasper counties remain among the 33% of the state suffering from severe drought conditions. Another third of the state is suffering moderate conditions, 20% is abnormally dry, 2% is extreme, and 11% no longer has cause for drought concern. Marion County has seen some rain this week with .62 of an inch falling in Knoxville Wednesday/Thursday, and another .56 falling in Pella.