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June Was One of the Driest Ever in Waterloo
Waterloo received a minuscule .87” of rain in the month of June, far below the monthly average of around 5” for the city. There were only measurable amounts of rain in June on just five of the 30 days, as illustrated below: The most rain fell on June 20th with .67” in Waterloo....
DROUGHT UPDATE: It’s Getting Worse in Iowa
The U.S. Drought Monitor is updated each Thursday, and this week's update shows a large growth in both the "moderate" drought area and "abnormally dry" area. Over 50% of Iowa is now experiencing "moderate" drought in the latest update, while nearly 90% of Iowa is considered "abnormally dry." ...
Iowa’s Summer Temperature / Precipitation Outlook Released
The National Weather Service Climate Prediction Center has released its three-month outlook for the United States. Will it be hot this summer in Iowa? Or will it be a cool summer? The answer is: Maybe. The NWS CPC says: Increased chances for above-normal temperatures this summer exist nationwide with the exception of parts of the Mississippi Valley...

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