Corn stalks are half as tall as they should be in Monroe County. Wells have dried up in Cortland County. Two Upstate New York cities have warned of critically low water supplies, and at least one village is tapping into emergency water supplies.
As the severe drought in much of Upstate New York deepens, everybody from farmers to water managers to rural residents are feeling the effects.
Throughout the region the drought situation is getting worse by the day, and at current rates, it doesn’t appear as though the situation is going to be getting any better in the near-future.