Moderate drought conditions still persist in this part of South Central Missouri, according to new information released by the Weather Service in Springfield, despite several rounds of decent rain. Moderate drought is seen in Northwestern Laclede County, Southeastern Camden County, Northwest Pulaski County, Eastern Miller County, and Western Maries County. Abnormally dry soils are being experienced in the Southern two-thirds of Pulaski County, all of Texas County, Northwestern Camden County, Western Miller County, and Eastern Maries County. Phelps County is reported to be affected by abnormally dry soils.