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Drought Monitor: Needed Rains Hit Southeast, Florida Still Dry

Drought Monitor: Needed Rains Hit Southeast, Florida Still Dry

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Wed Editor, with Information by Brad Rippey, USDA 🕔May 26, 2017

Summary Soaking precipitation occurred from central portions of the Rockies and Plains into the upper Midwest, mainly from May 16-18, and in parts of the Southeast starting on May 20. Drought-affected areas of the Southeast, including portions of Alabama and

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Drought Monitor: Continued Widespread Rains Miss Most of Southeast

Drought Monitor: Continued Widespread Rains Miss Most of Southeast

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Brad Rippey, USDA 🕔May 18, 2017

Summary An active weather pattern continued to result in widespread showers, with some of the heaviest rain falling across the Plains, Midwest, and mid-South. Another area of significant precipitation stretched across the middle and northern Atlantic States, while showers also

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Drought Monitor: Heavy Rains Continue Across Midwest

Drought Monitor: Heavy Rains Continue Across Midwest

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Brian Fuchs, National Drought Mitigation Center 🕔May 11, 2017

Summary The Midwest continued to be inundated with heavy rains from southern Kansas through Missouri and into southern Illinois and Indiana. Amounts associated with the Midwest rains were generally in the 1-3 inch range, with locally higher amounts. Much of

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Drought Monitor: Heavy Rains Hit Central Plains, Midwest; Southeast, Southwest Remain Dry

Drought Monitor: Heavy Rains Hit Central Plains, Midwest; Southeast, Southwest Remain Dry

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Brian Fuchs, National Drought Mitigation Center 🕔May 5, 2017

Summary An intense storm developed over the central Plains and moved through the Midwest, bringing with it torrential rains and thunderstorms on the front side and heavy, wet snow on the back side. A wide swath of the country from

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Drought Monitor: Heavy Rains from OK to SC; Conditions Intensify for Lower Southeast

Drought Monitor: Heavy Rains from OK to SC; Conditions Intensify for Lower Southeast

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Eric Luebehusen, USDA 🕔Apr 27, 2017

Summary PLEASE NOTE – The Drought Monitor reflects observed precipitation through Tuesday, 1200 UTC (8 am, EDT); any rain that has fallen after the Tuesday 1200 UTC cutoff will be reflected in next week’s map. During the 7-day period (ending

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Drought Monitor: Wet Week for Southern Plains, Midwest; Dry for Southeast, Southwest

Drought Monitor: Wet Week for Southern Plains, Midwest; Dry for Southeast, Southwest

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Wed Editor, with Information by Chris Fenimore, NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI 🕔Apr 20, 2017

Summary An active weather pattern provided above-normal precipitation during the USDM period (April 11-18) in much of the Southern Plains, West, Northwest, and parts of the Midwest. Below-normal precipitation dominated the Rockies, Southwest, Southeast and Northeast. Average daytime temperatures were

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Drought Monitor: Widespread Heavy Rains Miss Southwest, Southern Plains

Drought Monitor: Widespread Heavy Rains Miss Southwest, Southern Plains

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Anthony Artusa, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC 🕔Apr 13, 2017

Summary Moderate to heavy precipitation (generally 0.5-3.0 inches, locally greater) was widespread across the contiguous U.S. (CONUS) during the past 7-days, with the notable exception of the Southwest and the southern High Plains region. There were also numerous reports of

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Drought Monitor: Widespread Wetness and Some Severe Storms

Drought Monitor: Widespread Wetness and Some Severe Storms

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Anthony Artusa, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC 🕔Apr 6, 2017

Summary During the past 7-days, an active weather pattern ensued across the contiguous United States. Larger, contiguous areas of heavy precipitation (greater than 2 inches) were observed from Kansas east-northeastward across the Midwest to Lower Michigan, the Lower Mississippi Valley

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Drought Monitor: Wet Week Leads to Widespread Reductions in Drought Area

Drought Monitor: Wet Week Leads to Widespread Reductions in Drought Area

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Eric Luebehusen, USDA 🕔Mar 30, 2017

Summary During the 7-day period (ending Tuesday morning), renewed Pacific storminess brought increasingly wet, mild weather to a large swath of the country. Precipitation was heaviest from the central and northern Pacific Coast into the central and northern Rockies, while

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Drought Monitor: Rains Provide Relief to Northeast; South Still Dry

Drought Monitor: Rains Provide Relief to Northeast; South Still Dry

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Eric Luebehusen, USDA 🕔Mar 23, 2017

Summary A late-winter cold snap over the eastern half of the nation contrasted with warmer-than-normal conditions from the Plains to the Pacific Coast, save for lingering chilly weather in the Northwest. The eastern cold spell was accompanied by mixed precipitation

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