Thursday, March 25, 2021

Drought Monitor: Southwest Desert Remains A Desert; Pasta May Get More Expensive

 Looking at today's map two things stand out.

  • The drought in the desert southwest is not going away anytime soon
  • The best pasta wheat in the world, grown in North Dakota, may be in trouble.

From the University of Nebraska - Lincoln, this week's map compared with four weeks ago:

February 23

March 23

Drought Monitor for conus

Some improvement in the center of the country east through Illinois, Indiana, and Tennessee.