Here’s the national map, produced weekly by a partnership between the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the Agriculture Department and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration:
Nebraska and Kansas are experiencing serious drought conditions:
And Texas and Oklahoma are dry as a bone:
California’s plight is particularly bad. Two-thirds of the state are experiencing extreme or exceptional drought. Not a single acre of the state’s land has a normal amount of precipitation.