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Drought Intensifies For Parts Of Area

The latest U.S. Drought Monitor shows much of Western Arkansas in a deepening drought.
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The recent heavy rain in Northwest Arkansas has done little to alleviate the long-term lack of rain. Fayetteville is running around 6 inches of rain below average year-to-date. If more steady rains do not come, which is more likely as we get deeper into summer, the drought will worsen for Benton and Washington county.

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The bottom line with the current drought is this: if we don’t receive more steady rain soon the drought will likely worsen soon as we head toward the peak summer months.

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