Well know D4 drought when we see it
May 17, 2002
North-central Montana is once again in the national eye for weather this time because of the ongoing drought.
The group that classifies drought conditions has given the area its most severe rating D4, or exceptional drought and the photos that convinced the group's members to give that classification are displayed on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Web site.
Jesse Aber, water resources planner on Gov. Judy Martz's drought advisory task force, said he can imagine what members of the drought classification group said when they saw the photos, taken by Mike Waite of U.S. Re...