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Just 15 % of Arizona remains in drought conditions after wet winter

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By Jim Cross | KTAR

Just 15 percent of Arizona is still experiencing drought conditions after the wettest winter in the state in seven years, a government agency said Friday.

Dino DeSimone with the Natural Resources Conservation Service said the big storm earlier this week gave Arizona a good bump in the snowpack.

“All of our sites are measuring normal to above normal,” he said.

This year is a big difference when compared to 2016. Last year, the state’s snowpack was all but gone by early March.


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