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County under drought conditions


August 6, 2020

The National Weather Service (NWS) warns that severe drought conditions are now impacting parts of northeast Wyoming, including the edges of Crook County.

An area encompassing Weston and Campbell Counties is marked on the U.S. Drought Monitor map as experiencing moderate drought at this time, with severe drought towards the west. Moderate drought is also affecting the northern and southern edges of Crook County, though the remainder of this county is a stage lower at “abnormally dry”.

According to the Rapid City NWS station, the thunderstorms that have been a regular fixture of the summ...

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