Drought worsens across Wyoming

The U.S. Drought Monitor recently released an updated drought map of Wyoming, and Fremont County is experiencing “Extreme Drought” in the eastern/central areas of the County.

Even though Wyoming experienced a Labor Day snowstorm that dumped several inches in some areas of the County, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor “snowpack is poor” and “surface water for is inadequate for ranching and farming” in the “Extreme Drought” areas.

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The National Weather Service Riverton has released a drought summary that can be read by clicking here.

More information from the U.S. Drought Monitor can be found by clicking here.

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