FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) — Over the past week, parts of northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio have finally received some beneficial rain.
Unfortunately, areas that didn’t receive much rain, are the areas that are still dealing with a moderate drought in Indiana.
Approximately 34% of Indiana is in a moderate drought which has decreased from 43% from the October 22, 2020 drought monitor.
Abnormally dry conditions encompass 66% of the state which down from 91% reported a week ago.
In Ohio, major improvements have been made.
Under 1% of the state is in a moderate drought which is down from 4% from last week..
Nearly 13% of the state is classified as abnormally dry which is down from 28% from just a week ago.
Fort Wayne has received a total of 4.55 inches of rainfall for the month of October.
The Summit City is at a rainfall surplus of 1.89 inches.
The city has picked up a total of 33.07 inches since January 1 which is a surplus of 0.77 inches.