Report lists less of state parched

17% in moderate drought for week

Posted: October 25, 2013 at 3:08 a.m.

Though dry conditions continue in portions of Arkansas, 17.34 percent of the state was in moderate drought Tuesday, a drop from 22.63 percent a week ago, according to a weekly report released Thursday by the Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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Northwest Arkansas, Pages 7 on 10/25/2013