Still a lot of rain is needed to end the long-lasting drought in the Southern Plains.
But a majority of the country is still covered by some form of drought.
While drought improved in many areas, the Southern Plains saw slight expansion.
Some improvement to the lower Midwest.
The Northern Plains continues to have very dry conditions and over the last month has progressively worsened to a D4 or exceptional on the drought monitor.
Rains in the forecast for Midwest, helping to alleviate drought.
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Frigid temps in the Northern Plains and upper Midwest remain in effect.