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Official: Several inches of rain still needed in western Kansas to make up for drought

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TOPEKA, Kansas — Some parts of western Kansas still need about five inches of rain before they can make up what they lost in a recent drought, according to an environmental specialist with the Kansas Water Office.

Diane Knowles, who spoke Wednesday at the Kansas Environmental Conference, adds that despite more frequent rainfall this year in northeast Kansas, some areas still haven't benefited from it, The Topeka Capital-Journal (http://bit.ly/1fq8ko1 ) reported.

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