US Drought Monitor for Illinois

The latest US Drought Monitor released today shows that the D3 “exceptional” drought has expanded in portions of northwestern Illinois.

The state of Illinois maintains a website on the activities of the Drought Response Task Force. In addition, the Illinois State Water Survey website has postings and archives of  information on the drought as it develops.

U.S. Drought Monitor for Illinois. Released August 9, 2012. Click to enlarge.
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