Drought Remains the Same in Yavapai County
Even with the recent rain, there is no change in Yavapai County’s drought conditions from last week. According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, the eastern half of the county is in moderate drought, while the western half of Yavapai is in severe drought. The northwestern corner of Yavapai County is in extreme drought. Three-quarters of the state is in either severe drought or extreme drought. Because of the current drought conditions in Yavapai County, the fire danger in the Prescott National Forest is moderate.