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DROUGHT REPORT: This Week’s Report Grim

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This week’s drought map shows the amount of land in extreme drought has increased in the last week. 

Last week, the amount of land in Iowa considered in extreme drought had dropped, but this week the amount has increased 5 percent to 67.5 percent. 

More than 90-percent of the land in Missouri, Nebraska and Kansas are in extreme drought.

Those states also have areas in the highest designation of exceptional drought.