Rain helps lessen drought in Iowa

Photo by iowa_spirit_walker, Flickr.
Photo by iowa_spirit_walker, Flickr.

This week’s rain has helped lessen the drought in Iowa. The rainfall for the week was the most that has fallen in Iowa since June 2011.

The rain came after the ground thawed, which allows the water to soak in.

According to the last drought report, central Iowa is in a moderate drought, and some areas of northwest Iowa’s are experiencing more severe drought conditions.

Read more here.

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