Moderate Drought


State Officials Say It’s Time To Pray For Rain

All of Illinois is now officially in a drought, and state officials are looking to the heavens for some intervention.

CBS Chicago–07/13/2012


Drought Leaving Lawns Dry, Farmers Devastated

Storms packing enough power to leave anyone drenched to the bone passed through Chicago on Thursday, but the area is still severely short on rain.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2012


80s Inland And Cool By The Lake, And Still No Rain

Skies are sunny and clear, and temperatures are comfortably cool along the lake, but the Chicago area remains in a state of drought with no immediate rain in sight.

CBS Chicago–06/14/2012