The NYT has an fascinating and detailed article bursting with charts and statistics that shows the pervasive grip of the drought in the United States. The desert Southwest and West continue to be parched and scorching. This is not a pretty picture for farmers and increasingly for those (sub-)urban dwellers who rely upon a fragile and dwindling water supply.
From the NYT:
Read the entire story and see the statistics for yourself here.
Image courtesy of Drought Monitor / NYT.