The U.S. Drought Monitor, valid on January 16, 2018 indicates an increase
in the coverage of severe to exceptional drought (D2-D4) from 8.70% last week
to 10.03% this week. Severe drought continued to expand across the southern
Great Plains with nearly half of Oklahoma designated with severe
Forecaster: Anthony Artusa
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Please consult local NWS Forecast Offices for short range forecasts and region-specific information.