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Interactive: Mapping The U.S. Drought

More than half the country is experiencing drought conditions, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor. (NPR/U.S. Drought Monitor)closemore
More than half the country is experiencing drought conditions, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor. (NPR/U.S. Drought Monitor)

Texas experienced its worst drought on record last year. Now that the state is seeing some relief, drought conditions have consumed more than half the United States. Use this interactive map and chart to see how conditions have changed over time. Related story: 1,200 counties affected.

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