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

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

πŸ‘€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 Monitor: Wet Week for Southern Plains, Midwest; Dry for Southeast, Southwest

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

πŸ‘€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

πŸ‘€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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Nevada: Pershing County Designated Natural Disaster Area from Drought

Nevada: Pershing County Designated Natural Disaster Area from Drought

πŸ‘€From USDA 🕔Apr 13, 2017

In response to a request from Janice Kolvet, Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) acting State Executive Director in Nevada, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated Pershing County in Nevada as a primary natural disaster area due to losses and

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Pennsylvania: 14 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought

Pennsylvania: 14 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought

πŸ‘€From USDA 🕔Apr 7, 2017

In response to a request from Hollis Baker, Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) acting State Executive Director in Pennsylvania, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated 14 counties in Pennsylvania as a primary natural disaster area due to losses caused by

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Drought Monitor: Widespread Wetness and Some Severe Storms

Drought Monitor: Widespread Wetness and Some Severe Storms

πŸ‘€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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Alabama Field Reports: Some Finished with Early Corn Planting, Most Just Starting

Alabama Field Reports: Some Finished with Early Corn Planting, Most Just Starting

πŸ‘€From USDA 🕔Apr 4, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 2, 2017. County Comments Due to drought conditions and continual overgrazing, pasture conditions have remained at fair across the county. Wheat conditions seem good, in terms of growth. There is some

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Arkansas: 9 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought

Arkansas: 9 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought

πŸ‘€From USDA 🕔Apr 3, 2017

In response to a request from Clayton Parr, Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) acting State Executive Director in Arkansas, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated nine counties in Arkansas as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused

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California: 13 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas

California: 13 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas

πŸ‘€From USDA 🕔Apr 3, 2017

In response to a request from Jacqueline Johnson, Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) acting State Executive Director in California, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated Kings, Stanislaus and Sutter counties in California as primary natural disaster areas due to losses

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Drought Outlook: April Favors Widespread Improvements, Removal

πŸ‘€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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