Nancy's Almanac, March 1, 2013: Drought eases to our south
Wet snow "has been a really big deal,” said Mary Knapp, state climatologist for Kansas.
Posted: Friday, March 1, 2013 12:00 am
Updated: 1:35 am, Tue May 20, 2014.
The snowstorms that have swept through the Plains in the past week have marginally improved the long-term drought in Kansas and Oklahoma.
The National Drought Mitigation Center, in its weekly update Thursday, noted that some of the hardest-hit areas of the two states have improved slightly and are considered in severe drought instead of exceptional drought.
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Friday, March 1, 2013 12:00 am.
Updated: 1:35 am.