Drought conditions worsen in New Mexico

NM drought conditions_1525089923578.jpg.jpg

New data shows drought conditions continue to get worse across New Mexico.

The most recent map released by the US Department of Agriculture’s Drought Monitor shows 9 percent of New Mexico, in the northeast and northwest parts of the state, are in exceptional drought conditions. 

About 46 percent of the state is in extreme drought conditions, which is the second most serious category.

Three months ago the state was only at the third most serious category. 

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.


Now Trending on KRQE.com

Video Forecast

Connor's Sunday Evening Forecast

Thumbnail for the video titled "Connor's Sunday Evening Forecast"
More Weather Video Forecast

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss

The Series Ep2: Social Pressure ➞