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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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Drought Center Jun 20
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Drought Center Jun 20
US Monitor 6 20 19: Today's map shows 4% of the United States in D1 (moderate drought) or worse, with improvement in the Southeast and slight intensification and/or expansion along the Canadian border, in the Pacific Northwest, and in Texas.
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NIDIS Jun 18
Kelly Helm Smith with reports at the National and Public Health Summit on her study that showed drought accounted for 38% of West Nile virus cases in Nebraska between 2002-18.
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Drought Center Jun 17
To learn more about the conference, visit:
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WA Dept of Ecology Jun 12
Are you seeing conditions in Washington? We're working with to collect crowd-sourced information on its effects. To learn more, go to:
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Drought Center Jun 13
Monitor de Sequía de los Estados Unidos para junio 13, 2019 |
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Drought Center Jun 13
US Monitor 6 13 19: Drought decreased by slightly more than one percentage point in the Lower 48, from 5.28% to 4.12%. Moderate-to-heavy rainfall brought drought relief, as well as flash flooding, to portions of the Southeast.
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Drought Center Jun 12
Dry Horizons - June, 2019: 'flash drought' report, drought's effects on freshwater aquatic life, Alaska Climate Hub, Kenyan farmers, and more in this month's edition of NDMC's e-newsletter, .
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Drought Center Jun 11
For the first time since the beginning of the year, coverage increased in May, and extreme drought was introduced in Alaska and Hawaii.
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Drought Center Jun 6
This week's USDM introduces drought coverage of the U.S Virgin Islands. To learn more, go to:
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Drought Center Jun 6
Monitor de Sequía de los Estados Unidos para junio 6, 2019 |
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Drought Center Jun 6
US Monitor 6 6 19: Area of Lower 48 experiencing drought increased nearly two percentage points, from 3.31% to 5.28%. Persistent hot and dry weather led to intensified drought in Southeast, where precipitation is predicted later this week.
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Drought Center May 30
Monitor de Sequía de los Estados Unidos para mayo 30, 2019 |
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Drought Center May 30
US Monitor 5 30 19: Drought contracted in Oregon, Wyoming and central Plains, but expanded in northern Rockies, Texas, Tennessee Valley and Southeast. In Lower 48, 3.3% of area is experiencing drought.
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Drought Center May 29
National Drought Mitigation Center's scenario game, Ready for Drought, shows value of collaboration:
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Drought Center May 23
Replying to @AK_OK @NWSJuneau and 7 others
US Drought Monitor data goes back to January 2000. While the current week is the first time the USDM recorded extreme drought (D3) in SE Alaska, conditions equivalent to D3 predate the creation of the USDM, as shows. To review USDM data, visit:
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Drought Center May 23
Monitor de Sequía de los Estados Unidos para mayo 23, 2019 |
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Drought Center May 23
US Monitor 5 23 19: Drought increased slightly from 2.4% to almost 2.6% across Lower 48 area, but only moderate drought (D1) was measured there for first time in USDM history. However, extreme drought (D3) in Alaska was also reported for the first time in USDM history.
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Drought Center May 16
On May 15 in Amman, Jordan, and organized a workshop funded by . Jordanian officials and experts further discussed the implementation of a drought early warning system and development of national and basin-level drought plans.
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Drought Center May 16
Monitor de Sequía de los Estados Unidos para mayo 16, 2019 |
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