For the first time in well over a year, drought has disappeared from Colorado, leaving only pockets of abnormally dry conditions.
Just four months ago, over a quarter of Colorado was in extreme and exceptional drought, the two worst categories. Today, less than one percent of the state is experiencing moderate drought, with another 15 percent - mainly in the southern mountains, seeing abnormally dry conditions.
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In three months, Colorado has moved from more than half of the state in severe or worst drought conditions to mostly drought-free.
After more than a year of drought, Colorado's situation continues dramatic improvements.
In less than six months, Colorado has dropped from nearly half of the state in the worst drought categories to less than one percent.
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Nearly half of Colorado was in the worst drought categories. Less than six monthly later, conditions have improved dramatically.
Extreme, exceptional drought mostly disappear from Colorado as snow storms continue.