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Posted: Thursday, May 16, 2013 4:59 pm

More than 40 percent of New Mexico is now in exceptional drought conditions compared to only 3.5 percent at this time last year, according to the latest U.S. Drought Monitor.

A deep red swath of color on the drought map indicating the highest level of drought stretches from the state’s far northeastern corner across the Middle and Lower Rio Grande into southwestern New Mexico. Just three months ago, less than 0ne percent of the state was in exceptional drought conditions.

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  • Alfred Padilla posted at 5:14 pm on Thu, May 16, 2013.

    Xenoace32 Posts: 341

    La Conquistadora is answering my prayers. Every year henceforth it will get dryer and dryer until there is nothing left but dust. Serves you right for the desecration of our beloved city!
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