NOAA Seasonal Drought Outlook – Nov., Dec., Jan. Oct 18, 2019

🕔Oct 18, 2019Rapid onset and intensification of drought occurred across the Southeast, mid-Atlantic, and Ohio to Tennessee Valleys since late August. This “flash drought” was a result of sparse rainfall coupled with […]

NOAA Drought Outlook Monthly – Oct. Oct 1, 2019

🕔Oct 1, 2019Rapid drought development and intensification occurred this past month across much of the Southeast, central to southern Appalachians, and the Ohio and Tennessee Valleys. This “flash drought” was a result […]

NOAA Seasonal Drought Outlook – Oct., Nov., Dec. Sep 19, 2019

🕔Sep 19, 2019A hot end to the summer along with a generally suppressed convective regime resulted in numerous areas of drought development across the southern Plains, Midwest and Southeast, while spotty convection […]

U.S. Drought Outlook Monthly – Sept. Sep 9, 2019

🕔Sep 9, 2019The Monthly Drought Outlook for September 2019 is based on official temperature and precipitation outlooks from WPC and CPC (including CPC’s updated temperature and precipitation outlooks for September), current soil […]

NOAA Seasonal Drought Outlook – Sept., Oct., Nov. Aug 15, 2019

🕔Aug 15, 2019El Niño has transitioned to ENSO-neutral, and ENSO-neutral conditions are most likely to continue through the Northern Hemisphere winter 2019-20 (50-55% chance). Drought coverage remains very low across the contiguous […]

NOAA Monthly Drought Outlook – August Aug 2, 2019

🕔Aug 2, 2019Drought (D1 or drier) continued to remain at historically low levels (3.04%) across the lower 48 States as of July 23, slightly less than a month ago (3.30% on June […]

NOAA Seasonal Drought Outlook – Aug., Sept., Oct. Jul 19, 2019

🕔Jul 19, 2019A transition from El Niño to ENSO-neutral is expected in the next month or two, with ENSO-neutral most likely to continue through Northern Hemisphere fall and winter. As of July […]

NOAA Monthly Drought Outlook – July Jul 2, 2019

🕔Jul 2, 2019Drought coverage remained historically low across the contiguous United States through June 25. For July 2019, however, persistence and some drought expansion should be much more common than improvement. Above […]

NOAA Monthly Drought Outlook – June Jun 5, 2019

🕔Jun 5, 2019Minimal drought coverage (3.31% D1 or drier) continued across the contiguous United States through May 28. The remaining areas of drought in the Four Corner’s region, southeastern New Mexico and […]

NOAA Seasonal Drought Outlook – June, July, Aug. May 16, 2019

🕔May 16, 2019Drought coverage continues to decrease across the Lower 48 states, after a relatively wet winter and early spring for many areas. CPC’s monthly and seasonal precipitation outlooks, valid for June […]

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