The National Weather Service put out a report on areas of the country where droughts have become a moderate to serious problem.

According to the Danbury Daily Voice, a new drought monitor map issued by the National Weather Service shows that much of the Greater Danbury and Putnam County areas remains in a moderate drought from a summer without much rain.

The National Weather Service and Drought Monitor show that much of the northeast and New York City area suffered a moderate drought through the summer. Parts of northern NY and Long Island improved with some rainfall, but are still behind compared to normal.  The tan areas in the above photo symbolize moderate drought.

As much as I LOVED our summer of sunny days, I do get a little sad looking out at my backyard of yellow grass. I'm sure letting my dog go potty on it hasn't helped the cause either, but we're certainly dry out there!