National Drought Mitigation Center

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Grass dormant in McHenry County, Illinois
8/7/2018 3:58:01 PM

Plants & Wildlife
McHenry County, IL

Start Date: 8/6/2018 - End Date: 8/6/2018
3.53 inches of rain 6/27/18, and only 1.03 inches since. Ground is very dry and hard, gardens and potted flowers must be watered at least every other day, grass has browned out and does not need to be mowed, birds flocking to bird baths. Several small streams in area still have water flowing. Overnight storm delivered 0.62 inches of much-needed rain by 6am today (did not include 0.62 in my total of 1.03 inches)- more rain in forecast for today and tonight. CoCoRaHS Report from Station #Bull Valley 2.5 WNW on 8/6/2018