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Extreme drought jumps in southern Colorado

Weather - Drought News Update Recap

Extreme drought made another large increase in southern Colorado according to the most recent update from the National Drought Mitigation Center.

Remaining areas of Las Animas, Bent, and Baca counties that had been in severe drought shifted into extreme conditions. Extreme conditions also grew in Huerfano, Crowley, and Lincoln counties, and entered southeast Pueblo County.