Some improvement for Wisconsin’s drought situation

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

MILWAUKEE — The latest U.S. Drought Monitor report released Thursday, August 2nd shows some regions of southern Wisconsin are fairing a bit better now that those areas have seen some rain.

Racine, Kenosha and Walworth Counties remain entirely within the extreme drought designation area. Extreme southern Milwaukee, Waukesha and Jefferson Counties are also included in that designation.

Farther north, parts of Ozaukee, Fond du Lac and all of Sheboygan County have been lowered to moderate drought status.

You can view all the U.S. Drought Monitor information by CLICKING HERE. If you’d like to view more FOX6 News stories about the drought, CLICK HERE.

Monitor FOX6 News and FOX6Now.com for updates on this developing story.