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The National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln helps people everywhere reduce vulnerability to drought.
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Theresa Jedd Apr 19
Extreme weather is new normal everywhere – including at parks. Our new study shows how drought affects outdoor recreation and how indicators of dryness can be incorporated into park management.
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Mark Svoboda Apr 18
At 3.78% for the total U.S., this is the lowest amount of area in drought (D1-D4) in the history of the U.S. Drought Monitor, which dates back to 1999.
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Drought Center Apr 18
This week marks the first time since the U.S. Monitor’s creation that fewer than 4 percent of the Lower 48 states experienced drought, and the second time that has occurred across the area of the total U.S.
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Drought Center Apr 18
Monitor de Sequía de los Estados Unidos para abril 18, 2019 |
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Drought Center Apr 18
US Monitor 4 18 19: Strong storm systems led to improved drought conditions in Pacific Northwest, High Plains, Texas and parts of the South. Only 3.73 percent of Lower 48 states are experiencing drought.
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Dennis Todey Apr 11
Surprise! Still no drought in the Midwest. Now a record 7 consecutive weeks with nothing in the Midwest Climate Hub region. By far longest period since 2000. Never more than 1 week before.
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Drought Center Apr 11
Monitor de Sequía de los Estados Unidos para abril 11, 2019 |
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Drought Center Apr 11
US Monitor 4 11 19: Storms in the Pacific Northwest and parts of the South led to improved drought conditions in much of and areas of , and the Carolinas. Overall, 4.36 percent of the Lower 48 experiencing drought.
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Drought Center Apr 10
At the end of March, the U.S. was free of extreme and exceptional
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Drought Center Apr 10
Arctic warming connected to prolonged drought? Congress approves Colorado River Drought Plan, Cape Town Drought lessons and more in this month's edition of Dry Horizons, .
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Drought Center Apr 8
Beginning this month, the U.S. Monitor now includes reports from the U.S.-affiliated Pacific Islands.
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Drought Center Apr 4
This week, the U.S. Monitor updated its mapping of . Users of the USDM will notice that the Aleutian Islands are now displayed separately.
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Drought Center Apr 4
Monitor de Sequía de los Estados Unidos para abril 4, 2019 |
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Drought Center Apr 4
US Monitor 4 4 19: With abnormal dryness and drought expanding in parts of the South, 5.73 percent of Lower 48 is experiencing drought, an increase of almost 1 percentage point. Moderate and severe drought continues to impact southeastern Alaska.
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Drought Center Apr 1
At Ethiopian space science workshop, NDMC climatologist Tsegaye Tadesse sees promise in preparing for .
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Drought Center Mar 28
Monitor de Sequía de los Estados Unidos para marzo 28, 2019 |
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Drought Center Mar 28
US Monitor 3 28 19: Drought recovery continues in Four Corners region, while dryness and drought intensified in parts of the South. Overall, the percentage area of the Lower 48 experiencing drought slightly increased to 4.85 percent.
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Drought Center Mar 21
The latest Monitor shows only 4.78 percent of the contiguous U.S. experiencing moderate drought conditions (D1-D4) or worse. That marks the second-lowest percent of the area to experience drought since the beginning of 2000. Explore the data here:
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Drought Center Mar 21
Monitor de Sequía de los Estados Unidos para marzo 21, 2019 |
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Drought Center Mar 21
US Monitor 3 21 19: An extreme winter storm leads to continued reduction of drought conditions experienced across the U.S.. Less than 4.8 percent of the Lower 48 impacted by drought, down from almost 6.5 percent last week.
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