Drought Monitor 1/17/13

Published 01/17 2013 11:11AM

Updated 01/31 2013 10:29AM

Updated:  11:26 AM 1/17/13

You can get complete coverage of the drought in our Drought Watch Section

We're still holding on to some of the lingering affects of the drought from this summer.  Parts of central Illinois remains "abnormally dry."   That's the lowest level of the different drought categories.  You can get more on the drought categories in our Weather 101 Section.  

Looking ahead, the 8 to 14 day forecast has more rain in the forecast for us, though for this time of year, that's not much water. 

Here's a look at how bad the drought was last week

You can get complete coverage of the drought in our new Drought Watch Section

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