The U.S. Drought Monitor report shows about 30 percent of Indiana is considered abnormally dry.
A National Weather Service hydrologist says this year was shaping up to be similar to the most recent drought year of 2012 - until recently.
Eli Lilly stock fell 4 percent Monday, but health analysts say there's no immediate cause for concern.
Indiana's associate state climatologist says Indiana is part of the northern edge of a massive drought affecting the southeastern United States.
A drought will depend on the strength of La Nina weather pattern; stronger La Nina conditions typically result in summers that are hotter or drier, or both.
The California drought is causing increased prices for certain products.
Indiana's corn crop fell 20 percent from July to the end of August because of drought.
About half the state‘s yellow poplars have been damaged because of last year's drought.
High corn prices and low supply caused by the 2012 drought have prompted some farmers in the Southeast to consider planting more corn.
A state climatologist says warm temperatures and day-long rains have helped the ground recover from last year's drought.