Drought continues to worsen in Iowa and Illinois
QUAD CITIES, Iowa/Ill. (KWQC) - With very little to no rain across the TV6 viewing area over the last week, the drought continues to worsen in Iowa and Illinois.
The latest US Drought Monitor takes rainfall from August 29 through 7 a.m. September 5.
Moderate drought has expanded across portions of northwestern Illinois, with extreme drought expanding into Jones and Cedar counties in eastern Iowa.
Here is a look at the drought statistics in Iowa last week compared to this week:
Here is a look at the drought statistics in Illinois last week compared to this week:
Click here to see if there is any rain in the First Alert Forecast.
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