Northwest Remains Dry as February Comes To A Close
The Northwest remains very dry with two dozen days to go to spring.
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.
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.
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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