FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) — The Thursday morning drought monitor still indicates drought stricken areas across parts of northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio.
Improvements have been made across northeast Indiana but abnormally dry conditions have expanded.
Approximately 13% of the Hoosier state is in a moderate drought which is confined to the northern part of the state.
Abnormally dry conditions encompass 64% of the state which is up from 49% reported on September 10, 2020.
Drought conditions continue to improve across the Buckeye state with the exception of the northwest corner.
Approximately 3% of the state remains in a moderate drought which has not changed.
Nearly 15% of the state is classified as abnormally dry which is a 4% decrease in 7 days.
The Summit City has received a total of 3.11 inches of rainfall for the month of September.
That puts Fort Wayne at a surplus of 1.60 inches for the month.