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2017-2018 Winter is Driest on Record

Dry Winter 2018Very dry weather has plagued much of Kansas the past four months, with portions of central, south central and southwest Kansas experiencing their driest November through February period since reliable records began in 1895 according to the National Weather Service in Wichita.

Russell County has not seen significant rainfall since October of last year.

Russell County remains in a burn ban.

(Information and graphic courtesy NWS Wichita.)

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