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About Drought Status Updates: NIDIS and partners issue drought status updates to communicate a potential area of concern for drought expansion and/or development, based on recent conditions and the upcoming forecast.
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December 6, 2023

Low Precipitation and Warm Temperatures Drive Western Snow Drought Risk

September 21, 2023

Drought Deteriorations Due to Late Summer Hot and Dry Conditions in Southern Portions of Intermountain West Region 


June 15, 2023

This Year’s Snow Season Wipes Away Drought in Much of the West with the Exception of the Pacific Northwest

May 11, 2023

2023 Winter Deluge Provides Relief Across Much of the West, But Long-Term Drought Questions Remain

May 11, 2023

Rapid Snowmelt in the Pacific Northwest Contrasts with a Slow Melt of the Record Snowpack in the Rest of the West

April 6, 2023

Historically High Snow Levels in the Sierra Nevada and Great Basin; Snow Drought for Parts of the Pacific Northwest