COLORADO, USA — The U.S. Department of Agriculture declared all but one Colorado county a disaster area due to longstanding drought during 2020 and into 2021.
Custer County in south-central Colorado was the only county to be left out of the primary drought designation. It was listed as contiguous to other counties in the declaration and is eligible for the same USDA aid.
>> The video above is about Colorado's drought levels
Last weekend's Front Range snowstorm did little to stem the extreme drought conditions. As of Thursday, the entire state is in drought, with 15% of the state in exceptional drought, the worst level.
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