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National Integrated Drought Information System
University of Washington (UW), University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)
Forecasts and current conditions for soil moisture (SM) and cumulative runoff. Forecast maps include percentiles at one-, two- and three-month leads.
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How do I use the site?
Experimental Surface Water Monitor Current Conditions – home page for the University of Washington’s Experimental Surface Water Monitor for the Continental U.S. maps
Experimental Surface Water Monitor Predicted Soil Moisture Percentiles – median and probability maps at one-, two- and three-month leads
For details about the genesis and implementation of the Surface Water Monitor see: Wood, A.W. 2008, The University of Washington Surface Water Monitor: An experimental platform for national hydrologic assessment and prediction, in Proceedings of the AMS 22nd Conference on Hydrology, New Orleans, LA, January 20-24, 2008
The Current Conditions page features national conditions. You can also explore maps of current and future conditions by state, watershed, county, or city.