Colorado’s Latest Drought Is, Mostly, Bad News

July 21, 2020
The July 14 Colorado drought map from the U.S. Drought Monitor.The July 14 Colorado drought map from the U.S. Drought Monitor.U.S. Drought Monitor
The July 14 Colorado drought map from the U.S. Drought Monitor.

It's dry out there. Ninety-five percent of the state is in drought, with only an area in northeastern Colorado spared. That means hard times for many farmers but for cantaloupe growers things are, well, sweet.