Expanding drought

It shows a slightly expanding area in Iowa, a full 20 percent as opposed to 19 percent a week ago and only 5 percent one year ago.  Only the two lowest classifications though, the dark yellow is "Abnormally Dry" with the lighter yellow being "D1 Moderate Drought" here's the full map:

Iowa Drought

From USDA Meterologist Brad Rippey, and you can find many more details here.  As for the entire country:

US Drought

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