Drought Worsening in Minnesota 28 Sep 12

New data from the U.S. Drought Monitor on Thursday show that 77 percent of Minnesota is now in a moderate to extreme drought, up from 64 percent a week earlier.

The map also shows that a large part of northwestern Minnesota is now in extreme drought, while the portion of southern Minnesota in extreme drought has grown.

Parts of the northern Twin Cities metro area are now in severe drought, while moderate drought conditions have now taken hold in parts of northeastern Minnesota.

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