Author: Aroostook EMA

Drought Task Force Meets: Conditions Remain Dry Across Maine with Little Precipitation Expected

September 17, 2020, AUGUSTA, MAINE – Maine’s Drought Task Force met virtually to discuss the worsening drought conditions across the state. Since the Task Force met two weeks ago, more than 56% of the State is now under severe drought conditions. Conditions in parts of Aroostook County have fallen into extreme drought conditions, prompting the Small Business Association to enact a drought declaration. “Below normal rainfall is expected over the next seven days, which could worsen drought conditions in western...