The U.S. Drought Monitor shows Missouri’s drought conditions have eased just a bit from the previous week. The latest information shows about 93 percent of Missouri is experiencing dry conditions – down from 100 percent last week. More than nine-percent reports severe and exceptional drought conditions. State Climatologist Pat Guinan talks about the state of drought in Missouri.


Spots in northeast, eastern and central Missouri are no longer considered to be experiencing drought. Spots in southeast, southwest and western Missouri are still experiencing extreme drought.