Oregon Remains Dry As February Comes To An End
Despite several systems hitting the Northwest over the past couple of weeks, Oregon remains very dry. Roughly 87% of the state is Abnormally Dry for this time of year, while 51% is in a D-2, or Severe Drought, and 14% is in a D-3, Extreme Drought. Only 12% of the state is on par with where it should be for this time of year, and most of that is on the northwest coast and the extreme northeast mountains.
Idaho is also dry for this time of year, with over 83% of the state Abnormally Dry. Just under 25% of the state is under a D-1, or Moderate Drought, with a few locations under a Severe or Extreme Drought designation.
Washington is in good shape, with much of the state on-par for this time of year; the exception is the south central portion.
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