The latest drought scoreboard in the November 26 Drought Monitor shows some improvement in the Midwest, but the southwestern Plains region continues to have dryness issues.--Bryce
Here's a review of drought conditions at the end of November in the major U.S. crop areas from the November 26, 2013 Drought Monitor.
MIDWEST/PLAINS: An inch or more of precipitation fell across parts of the Midwest, locally in southern Iowa, southern Illinois, and parts of Missouri. D1 (Moderate Drought) was trimmed slightly in northern Missouri. Although a few half-inch precipitation reports were received, most stations in northeast Kansas were much ...