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Rainfall Deficits Adding Up as Drought Continues in Region

Posted: Monday, July 31st, 2017 at 5:55 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News - Andrew Schneider

It may take considerable time for the region to snap out of a lengthy summer drought.

According to the National Weather Service, south central Iowa needs six-to-nine inches of rain over a four-week period to break up the dry conditions. Most local counties, including Marion, are listed under moderate drought, with areas of Lucas County seeing severe drought conditions.

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