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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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Drought Monitor: Storms Bring Good Rains from Texas to Tennessee Valley

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Brian Fuchs, National Drought Mitigation Center 🕔Mar 16, 2017

Summary A blast of winter returned to much of the eastern half of the United States with multiple storm systems impacting the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, and Northeast. Most areas east of the Rocky Mountains had below-normal temperatures, with portions of North

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Drought Monitor: Storms Hit Midwest; Hot Week Along the Plains

Drought Monitor: Storms Hit Midwest; Hot Week Along the Plains

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Brian Fuchs, National Drought Mitigation Center 🕔Mar 9, 2017

Summary Active weather across the Midwest during the beginning and end of the current period brought rain and severe storms over the region. Warm and windy conditions dominated conditions on the Plains; wildfires were a great concern throughout Oklahoma and

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Drought Monitor: Dryness Spreads Amid Unusually Warm Temps

Drought Monitor: Dryness Spreads Amid Unusually Warm Temps

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Richard Heim, NOAA/NCEI 🕔Mar 3, 2017

Summary Several weather systems traversed the contiguous U.S. (CONUS) in the fast-moving upper-level flow during this U.S. Drought Monitor (USDM) week. Upper-level troughs, surface fronts, and surface low pressure systems brought above-normal precipitation to parts of the Southwest, parts of

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Drought Monitor: Storms Drench West, Gulf Coasts

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Richard Heim, NOAA/NCEI 🕔Feb 23, 2017

Summary Several weather systems moved across the contiguous U.S. (CONUS) during this U.S. Drought Monitor (USDM) week. Upper-level troughs, surface fronts, and surface low pressure systems slammed into the Pacific Coast, drenching California, Oregon, and Washington with several inches of

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Drought Monitor: More Wetness for the West While Southeast Remains Dry

Drought Monitor: More Wetness for the West While Southeast Remains Dry

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

Summary During this U.S. Drought Monitor week, storms continued to impact the west, including parts of California, bringing more heavy precipitation to much of the region, as snow packs continued to increase and reservoirs continued to fill. Fortunately a respite

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