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Drought Outlook: Expansion Likely Across Southeast, With Improvements in Florida

Drought Outlook: Expansion Likely Across Southeast, With Improvements in Florida

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Wed Editor, with Information by David Miskus, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC 🕔Apr 20, 2017

Although the climatologic dry season is fast approaching in the West, the past 30 days continued to bring ample precipitation to much of the region. In addition, 30-day temperatures have averaged near to below normal in the Northwest and northern

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Drought Outlook: April Favors Widespread Improvements, Removal

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Anthony Artusa, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC 🕔Mar 31, 2017

With the climatological transition from the wet season to the dry season across the West, small areas of pre-existing drought in southern California and southern Arizona are favored to persist in April. Climatology for April favors increased precipitation across the

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Drought Outlook: Expansion Likely Down Texas Panhandle, Removal for Central U.S.

Drought Outlook: Expansion Likely Down Texas Panhandle, Removal for Central U.S.

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Anthony Artusa, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC 🕔Mar 16, 2017

After a phenomenal wet season for California and other parts of the western contiguous U.S. this winter, the climatological dry season is approaching. Any lingering pockets of moderate drought or abnormal dryness are expected to persist during the April-May-June (AMJ)

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Drought Outlook: Persistence, Expansion Likely for Southeast, Central U.S.

Drought Outlook: Persistence, Expansion Likely for Southeast, Central U.S.

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Brad Pugh, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC 🕔Mar 3, 2017

The anomalous wet February favors continued improvement and removal of drought north of Los Angeles as impacts ease, while the remaining drought areas of southern California and Arizona are expected to persist as the storm track shifts north early in

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Drought Outlook: California Drought Coverage Lowest Since Jan. 2012

Drought Outlook: California Drought Coverage Lowest Since Jan. 2012

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Wed Editor, with Information by Brad Pugh, NOAA/NCEI 🕔Feb 17, 2017

Based on the anomalously wet winter, additional heavy precipitation likely during the remainder of February, and a relatively wet climatology through March, continued improvement or removal of drought is forecast across most of central and southern California. However, long-term hydrological

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Drought Outlook: Feb. Promises More Widespread Moisture

Drought Outlook: Feb. Promises More Widespread Moisture

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Adam Allgood, NOAA 🕔Feb 1, 2017

During February, another potent storm system is anticipated to bring heavy coastal rains and mountain snows to the Pacific Northwest and California, which will help continue the pattern of drought improvement despite a potential pattern change towards dry, warm conditions

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Drought Outlook: Widespread Improvements Expected, Development Across Florida

Drought Outlook: Widespread Improvements Expected, Development Across Florida

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Adam Allgood, NOAA 🕔Jan 19, 2017

During the next week, an active pattern is expected across the lower 48. Another developing atmospheric river event will bring substantial moisture to the West, with precipitation totals anticipated to exceed 10 inches across the entire coastal region of California

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Drought Outlook: Expected Improvements in Midsouth, Rockies

Drought Outlook: Expected Improvements in Midsouth, Rockies

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Rich Tinker, NOAA 🕔Jan 4, 2017

The drought in the Northeast and middle Atlantic States should persist outside New England, but improve or be removed in central and eastern parts of that region. There is uncertainty regarding how far west significant precipitation will reach, and any

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Drought Outlook: Some Improvements for Upper Southeast, Northern California

Drought Outlook: Some Improvements for Upper Southeast, Northern California

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Rich Tinker, NOAA 🕔Dec 15, 2016

The seasonal drought outlook valid from December 15, 2016 to March 31, 2017 largely follows the 3-Month Precipitation Outlook, with adjustments made for climatology, the time of year, and expected conditions during the last half of December. A general pattern

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Drought Outlook: Some Improvements Expected Across the South

Drought Outlook: Some Improvements Expected Across the South

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from David Miskus, NOAA 🕔Dec 1, 2016

A shift in the upper-air pattern in late November brought welcome precipitation to the lower Mississippi, Tennessee, and Ohio Valleys, portions of the parched Southeast, and most of the Northeast, with additional moderate to heavy precipitation predicted during the next

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