The Drought Continues October 12, 2012 : 6:39 PM

Almost two thirds of the country is experiencing drought:

“The latest weekly Drought Monitor update set another grim record. The brutal U.S. drought expanded to 65.45% of the contiguous U.S. — the highest ever in the Monitor’s 12-year history. The previous record was 64.8% — set just last week.”

Source Climate Progress