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Drought Monitor: Extreme Heat, Dryness Continue to Ravage Northern Plains

Drought Monitor: Extreme Heat, Dryness Continue to Ravage Northern Plains

πŸ‘€Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Richard Heim, NOAA/NCEI 🕔Jul 20, 2017

Summary An upper-level ridge of high pressure dominated the western contiguous U.S. (CONUS) during this U.S. Drought Monitor (USDM) week. The ridge inhibited precipitation and kept temperatures warmer than normal across much of the West. Weekly mean temperatures were as

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Drought Monitor: Dry, Hot Conditions Continue Across Western U.S., High Plains

Drought Monitor: Dry, Hot Conditions Continue Across Western U.S., High Plains

πŸ‘€Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from David Simeral, Western Regional Climate Center 🕔Jul 13, 2017

Summary This U.S. Drought Monitor week saw hot and dry conditions persist across the western U.S as a ridge of high pressure anchored over the region exacerbated drought conditions in eastern Montana as well as elevating fire danger across the

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Drought Monitor: Rains Drench South; Drought Worsens in Northern Plains

Drought Monitor: Rains Drench South; Drought Worsens in Northern Plains

πŸ‘€Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from David Simeral, Western Regional Climate Center 🕔Jul 7, 2017

Summary This U.S. Drought Monitor week saw scattered showers and thunderstorm activity across portions of the central and southern Plains, Gulf Coast, lower Midwest, northern half of New England and the Southeast. Heavy rainfall was observed across northern Missouri where

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Drought Monitor: Plains Dry Out as Tropical Storm Cindy Soaks South

Drought Monitor: Plains Dry Out as Tropical Storm Cindy Soaks South

πŸ‘€Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Jessica Blunden, NOAA/NCEI 🕔Jun 29, 2017

Summary All substantial precipitation over the past week fell over the eastern half and southern portion of the United States. Tropical Storm Cindy played a large role. The storm made landfall near the Louisiana-Texas border on June 22, bringing heavy

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Drought Monitor: Eastern U.S. Gets Drenched, Plains Stay Dry

Drought Monitor: Eastern U.S. Gets Drenched, Plains Stay Dry

πŸ‘€Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from David Miskus, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC 🕔Jun 22, 2017

Summary A weather pattern change brought badly-needed, widespread showers and thunderstorms across the eastern half of the Nation, right after abnormal dryness (D0) developed in many areas of the Midwest and south-central Plains last week. This occurred after a wet

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Drought Monitor: Midwest, Plains Turn Dry, Florida Gets Drenched

Drought Monitor: Midwest, Plains Turn Dry, Florida Gets Drenched

πŸ‘€Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from David Miskus, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC 🕔Jun 15, 2017

Summary After a rather wet May with near- to slightly below normal temperatures and generally favorable growing conditions, the central Plains and Midwest have abruptly become dry and warm during the past several weeks, raising concerns of rapid top soil

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Drought Monitor: Rains Bring Relief to Southeast; Dryness Expands in Northern Plains

Drought Monitor: Rains Bring Relief to Southeast; Dryness Expands in Northern Plains

πŸ‘€Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Deborah Bathke, National Drought Mitigation Center 🕔Jun 8, 2017

Summary Above-normal rainfall fell across the southern and eastern portions of the country. The rainfall eliminated the lingering abnormally dry areas in the Northeast and helped to alleviate drought conditions across parts of Texas, Georgia, and Florida. Due to variations

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Drought Monitor: Rains Drench Eastern U.S.

Drought Monitor: Rains Drench Eastern U.S.

πŸ‘€Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Chris Fenimore, NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI 🕔Jun 2, 2017

Summary The USDM week (May 23‐30) was characterized by above normal precipitation across much of the Southeast and Mid‐Atlantic. Soaking rains fell in the eastern half of the country during the first half of the week, providing drought relief in

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Drought Monitor: Needed Rains Hit Southeast, Florida Still Dry

Drought Monitor: Needed Rains Hit Southeast, Florida Still Dry

πŸ‘€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

πŸ‘€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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