Source: droughtmonitor.unl.edu

Map released Jan. 21, 2021 | Data valid Jan. 19, 2021

This week’s drought Summary: In contrast to the prior week, most of the country had a relatively dry week, with the significant exception of the … Read More

Snow fell across different parts of Texas last week. But it didn’t do much to help drought conditions in the South Plains region. After a dry 2020, farmers and other agriculturists hope for more precipitation this year. Read and listen to the full story at … Read More

Source: droughtmonitor.unl.edu

Map released Jan. 14, 2021 | Data valid Jan. 21, 2021

This week’s drought summary: Storms continued to take aim at the Pacific Northwest this week, bringing multiple rounds of heavy rain along the coast and … Read More

Source: NOAA/NIDIS | Jan. 12, 2021

NOAA’s National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS) has launched the redesigned U.S. Drought Portal (www.drought.gov) to better serve stakeholders, decision makers, the media, and the public.

The new … Read More

It was an extraordinary year for weather and climate events in the U.S.: The nation endured an unprecedented 22 billion-dollar disasters in 2020. A record number of named tropical storms formed in the Atlantic, with a record 12 making landfall. The nation also had its most active wildfire year … Read More

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Livestock Wx for Jan. 8, 2021: More Snow for West … Read More

Source: droughtmonitor.unl.edu

Map released Jan. 7, 2021 | Data valid Jan. 5, 2021

This week’s drought summary: Since the release of last week’s map, several storm systems impacted the Lower 48. The first spread snowfall across the Rockies … Read More

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Dec. 18, 2020

The latest seasonal outlooks were released yesterday (Thursday, Dec. 17) … Read More

Source: droughtmonitor.unl.edu

This week’s drought summary: This U.S. Drought Monitor week saw some modest improvements in drought conditions across portions of the Southwest, southern Great Plains, South, lower Midwest, and portions of … Read More

Source: droughtmonitor.unl.edu

Map released Dec. 10, 2020 | Data valid Dec. 8, 2020

This week’s drought summary: This U.S. Drought Monitor week saw intensification of drought across parts of the western U.S. including California, Nevada, and … Read More