Widespread drought impacting the West

Much of the West — including about 43 percent of Utah — is experiencing severe drought. Parts of southern Utah and southwestern Wyoming have extreme drought. Drought and impact scale
Cache Rich Morgan Box Elder Davis Weber Abnormally dry S = Short-term impact, likely Salt Summit Daggett less than six Duchesne Moderate Tooele Lake Wasatch months. Uintah Utah Severe L = Long-term Juab Carbon San impact, likely Pete Extreme more than six Millard Grand months. Sevier Emery

Exceptional
Wash. S Ore.

SL = Both.

Beaver Iron

Piute

Wayne San Juan

Garfield

Mont. Idaho

Wash.

S

S

L

Kane

Wyo.

S.D. Neb. Kan. SL Okla.

Nev. Calif.

Utah

SL
Colo.

S
Mo.

S

SL
Ariz. N.M.

S SL

L
Hawaii

L
Texas

S SL

Source: National Drought Mitigation Center

The Salt Lake Tribune

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