But a majority of the country is still covered by some form of drought.
The latest Drought Monitor shows that drought continues to worsen in the southern High Plains. Across the continental U.S., 0.55 percent of the country is in D4 (Exceptional) drought.
But more drought relief coming to the eastern Corn Belt.
The drought areas of Iowa increased by eight percentage points from last week.
Showed all categories about as expected.
A new round of El Ni?o begins for 2017.
Active weather pattern around next 10-plus days.
Rains in the forecast for Midwest, helping to alleviate drought.