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Region mostly listed with no drought

Blaine, Chouteau and Hill counties listed as no drought conditions, west edge of Liberty County “Abnormally Dry”

Editor’s note: See a related story in the Farm and Ranch special section in today’s edition.

A winter with plenty of snow — enough to cause a different problem with flooding — and ample spring rains has changed the listing for this region on the Montana map of the U.S. Drought Monitor.

The maps released the last two Thursdays have shown no drought conditions in Blaine, Chouteau or Hill county, with dry conditions to the west just pushing into Liberty County.

The western edge of Liberty County is listed as “Abnormally Dry” on the drought map released last Thursday, with “Moderate Drought” condi...


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