http://boisestatepublicradio.org en 88 Percent Of Idaho Is In A Moderate To Severe Drought http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/88-percent-idaho-moderate-severe-drought <p>Federal agencies <a href="http://droughtmonitor.unl.edu/">have expanded</a> how much of the Northwest they think is suffering from drought. <a href="http://water.weather.gov/ahps/water/textprods/view.php?wfo=boi&amp;prod=DGT">Updated figures</a> released Thursday shows 88 percent of Idaho's territory is now categorized in moderate to severe drought. Just over half of Oregon is similarly parched. Washington state is faring better with just a sliver - 2 percent -&nbsp; classified in drought conditions.</p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 14:17:25 +0000 Tom Banse 29173 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org 88 Percent Of Idaho Is In A Moderate To Severe Drought