(CBS4) – Our current heavy rainfall has paid off When it Includes drought enchancment for western Colorado. We now have seen drastic modifications in simply the final week!
This is a Take A look at our up So far Drought Monitor:
Our distinctive drought, the worst diploma, has dropped 9% Inside the final week (!!) — going from 15% To six% of the state. The extreme drought dropped from 27% to 21%, An excellent 6% enchancment. Extreme diploma dropped 3% whereas the common drought went down 5%.
We’re Starting to see some good enchancment for our drought stricken West. However, we are Starting to see Barely abnormally dry creep again into northeastern Colorado.
Our current rain has been good for enhancing the drought, However it hasn’t been good for flooding. There is a draw again To a lot moisture.
We’ll get a break for A pair of days from intense rain, giving us time To start to recuperate from All of the flooding.