Drought in the West

Wet Spring good for drought, less good for wildfire season

May 24, 2013
The drought seems to have loosened its grip across most of Colorado due to this month's rain and snow. According to the USDA Palmer Drought Index, the southeastern part of the state is still under a severe drought. But, western and northwestern Colorado are experiencing near-normal conditions. And, as wildfire season approaches, KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh found out that a wet spring isn't always good news.
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