The span of the oppressive drought in the Continental United States ranges from the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean, affecting roughly one-third of the country and 73 million people.
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According to the latest Drought Monitor report, drought conditions were left unchanged for the majority of western states already deeply entrenched in drought. In California, the driest state in the nation, 37.25 million people are living in drought conditions, compared to 36.6 million in 2013 and 17 million in 2012.