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Little Change in This Week's Drought Monitor as Recent Moisture is Offset by Hot Weather in Okla.

Thu, 05 Jul 2018 14:53:32 CDT

Little Change in This Week's Drought Monitor as Recent Moisture is Offset by Hot Weather in Okla. Looking back over June, Oklahoma received some significant drought-reducing rainfall thanks to substantial amounts of tropical moisture carried up from the Gulf of Mexico by a succession of storm systems that made their way across Oklahoma into the Northern Plains. However, sustained hot weather throughout the month slowed and in some cases counteracted progress where drought persists in the state.


More of the same is forecast for this month which Oklahoma State Climatologist Gary McManus commented in his latest newsletter, the Mesonet Ticker, “does not bode well for Oklahoma’s ongoing drought.”


Little change was noted in this week’s Drought Monitor, aside from some minor downward adjustment in the Extreme Drought category from 11.75 percent to 8.51 percent bringing the total area in Oklahoma affected at least by Abnormally Dry Conditions to 76.75 percent. Land area under the worst category of drought or “Exceptional Drought” is less than 1 percent, currently.


For a look at this week’s Drought Monitor, click here. To review the latest edition of the Mesonet Ticker newsletter authored by McManus, click here.




   

 

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