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Drought Outlook: Widespread Expansions Expected for Southern Third of Continental U.S.

Drought Outlook: Widespread Expansions Expected for Southern Third of Continental U.S.

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Anthony Artusa, NOAA 🕔Dec 1, 2017

The Monthly Drought Outlook (MDO) for December 2017 is primarily based on official precipitation forecasts from both the Weather Prediction Center (WPC, Week-1), and the Climate Prediction Center (Week 2, Week 3/4, and the 30-day precipitation update for December). Dynamical

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Drought Outlook: Widespread Development Likely Across South, Southeast

Drought Outlook: Widespread Development Likely Across South, Southeast

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Wed Editor, with Information from Anthony Artusa, NOAA 🕔Nov 17, 2017

During the past month, across the Northeast, the coverage of abnormal dryness (D0 on the U.S. Drought Monitor) has dropped and no areas of moderate drought (D1) remains. The development of any new drought over this region during the Dec-Jan-Feb

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Drought Outlook: Improvements for Midwest, Southeast Expected to Be Dry

Drought Outlook: Improvements for Midwest, Southeast Expected to Be Dry

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Brad Pugh, NOAA 🕔Nov 1, 2017

The drought outlook for November uses the U.S. Drought Monitor (valid on October 24) as a starting point and is based primarily on initial conditions, 7-day precipitation forecasts, extended range (6-10/8-14 day) precipitation and temperature outlooks, the CPC November precipitation

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Drought Outlook: Improvements for Northwest, Midwest; Expansion in Southeast

Drought Outlook: Improvements for Northwest, Midwest; Expansion in Southeast

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Brad Pugh, NOAA 🕔Oct 19, 2017

The drought outlook from October 19, 2017 through January 31, 2018 is based primarily on initial conditions, 7-day precipitation forecasts, extended range (6-10/8-14 day) precipitation and temperature outlooks, the CPC November and November through January (NDJ) precipitation and temperature outlooks,

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Drought Outlook: Development Expected for Midwest, Northeast

Drought Outlook: Development Expected for Midwest, Northeast

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Anthony Artusa, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC 🕔Oct 4, 2017

Drought is expected to persist and/or intensify from the eastern slopes of the Cascades Range to the central Dakotas, despite some of this region receiving beneficial precipitation during the past 30-days. The exception is northeastern Montana and extreme northwestern North

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Drought Outlook: Persistence Expected for Northern Plains, Development in the Midsouth

Drought Outlook: Persistence Expected for Northern Plains, Development in the Midsouth

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Anthony Artusa, NOAA 🕔Sep 21, 2017

Long-term drought over the northern Great Plains is expected to continue during the Oct-Nov-Dec (OND) 2017 season, with the region now in its climatological dry season. Other areas where drought is forecast to persist and/or intensify include eastern portions of

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Drought Outlook: Conditions to Continue to Deteriorate for Northwest, Plains, Midwest

Drought Outlook: Conditions to Continue to Deteriorate for Northwest, Plains, Midwest

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

During August, widespread above-normal rainfall ameliorated some drought impacts across Oklahoma, Nebraska, the Dakotas, and parts of the western Corn Belt, while pockets of below-average rainfall promoted expansion of drought and abnormal dryness across parts of Kansas, southern Iowa, and

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Drought Outlook: Expect Improvements for the Midwest, Plains to Remain Dry

Drought Outlook: Expect Improvements for the Midwest, Plains to Remain Dry

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Adam Allgood, NOAA 🕔Aug 17, 2017

During the boreal fall months, climatological precipitation decreases across the Plains, and increases over the Northwest, while the transitional month of October is generally a drier time of year for much of the Nation. Above normal temperatures are favored to

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Drought Outlook: No Relief for Northern Plains, Some Improvement Moving South

Drought Outlook: No Relief for Northern Plains, Some Improvement Moving South

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from David Miskus, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC 🕔Aug 1, 2017

During August, drought should persist across much of the northern Plains with expansion expected in western Montana, while some improvement is possible in extreme southern sections of the northern Plains (southeast South Dakota and Nebraska) as decent rains fell in

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Drought Outlook: Improvements  Expected for Eastern Dakotas, Southern Plains

Drought Outlook: Improvements Expected for Eastern Dakotas, Southern Plains

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

The latest ENSO Advisory favors ENSO-neutral conditions into the Northern Hemisphere winter 2017-18 (50-55% chance). In addition, this period (summer into fall) is notoriously difficult to predict due to variable summertime convection and the wild card Atlantic hurricane season. Furthermore,

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