Florida Drought

June 9, 2011 - 12:43 PM
A small alligator crawls along a canal bed outside Okeechobee, Fla. Wednesday, June 8, 2011. Boaters report a larger than normal amount of gators on Lake Okeechobee with the low levels of water. South Florida's drought problem has reached a critical stage. The National Weather Service rates parts of South Florida at drought stage, D4, or the "exceptional drought" stage. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)