Droughts In Western US Persist While East Remains In Good Shape: US Department Of Agriculture Maps

on January 17 2014 6:23 AM

While the eastern half of the U.S. observed an increasingly active weather pattern brought on by rain and ice, the western half faced persistent or intensified drought, according to figures released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Thursday.

Map below shows the current U.S. drought trends as of Jan. 14, 2014.

U.S. Drought Monitor U.S. Drought Monitor.  U.S. Department of Agriculture

Drought Severity Classification Drought Severity Classification  United States Drought Monitor

West Coast Drougts U.S. Drought Monitor West  United States Drought Monitor

U.S. Drought Monitor Northeast U.S. Drought Monitor Northeast.  U.S. Drought Monitor Northeast.

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