The U.S. Drought Monitor (USDM) is a map that shows the location and intensity of drought across the country as part of the *National Integrated Drought Information System*. The data is updated each Tuesday and released on Thursday. This map shows the drought conditions in Connecticut on December 7, 2020. Per the mapping, the Town of Montville is in D0 Stage Drought or a Abnormally Dry. Some recent rain events have been helpful to reduce the potential for shortages.