The Northwest continues to dry out. According to the latest numbers from the USDA, nearly 46% of the state of Washington is under a D2 designation, or Severe Drought. Meanwhile 23% of the state is under an Extreme Drought, D3 designation.
In Oregon, nearly 37% is under an Extreme Drought, with 5% under a D4 designation, or Exceptional Drought.
In Idaho, 34% of the state is under a Severe Drought, with nearly 4% under an Extreme Drought, and nearly 1% classified as an Exceptional Drought.
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