The 2012 St. Louis Drought

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The National Weather Service and U.S. Drought Monitor state that extreme drought conditions now envelop nearly all of east-central Missouri and west-central Illinois. Due in part to the intense heat since the June and below normal rainfall since May. Here's a look at the toll its taking on St. Louis. Photos by RFT intern Alexis Hitt

Published on August 1, 2012