The Northwest remains very dry with two dozen days to go to spring.

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According to the latest drought numbers, 92% of Oregon is Abnormally Dry, while 77% of the state is under a D-1, or Moderate Drought, designation.  Both of those figures increased over the past week.  Meanwhile, Severe, Extreme and Exceptional drought numbers were unchanged across Oregon.


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Washington dried out slightly, with 51% of the state Abnormally Dry for this time of year, a substantial increase from the 37% reported this time last week.


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In Idaho, the Moderate Drought designation statewide increased to 79%.  In fact, only 2% of Idaho is on par with where it should be, soil moisture wise, for this time of year.


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