Several states experiencing drought conditions this summer

INDIANA – Several states in the U.S. are experiencing drought conditions this summer, so the time is right for a reminder of actions one can take over extreme weather conditions in Indiana.

State agencies like the Department of Natural Resources Division of Water issue useful tips for the public.

The Drought Information page provides advice for dry weather conditions and links to other state agencies like the Department of Homeland Security, where one can check for advice on extreme summer weather and dry weather safety.

Drought Affecting Parts Of Southern Indiana
Drought conditions in Southern Indiana

See also the Extreme Heat page, which features a statewide Burn Ban Map by county. The state’s portal to Drought Conditions and Impacts points users to other federal sources such as the National Weather Service and the National Integrated Drought Information System, plus local information from the Indiana State Climate Office.