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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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November 7, 2023

Drought has steadily expanded and intensified across the Southeast with impacts to soils, agriculture, fire risk, and water resources. 

Dry conditions are expected to persist for much of early November, with some relief by late-November. Drought is anticipated to improve as we transition into an El Niño winter, which typically brings wetter-than-normal conditions.

December 13, 2021

Drought Conditions Continue To Expand and Worsen Across Southeast Region, Especially in the Carolinas.

November 9, 2021

Watch the November 9 webinar recordingRegister here for the December 14 Southeast Climate Webinar, including a

October 12, 2021

Watch the October 12 webinar recording.

Register here for the November 9 Southeast Monthly Climate Webinar, including a presentation on "Getting a Feel for Your Community's Climate Future."

September 14, 2021

Watch the September 14 webinar recording, which includes a special presentation on "Climate, Air Quality, and Health."

Register here for the October 12 Southeast Monthly Climate Webinar, including a presentation on "Hourly Precipitation Trends in the Southeast."

August 10, 2021

Next month’s Southeast Monthly Climate Webinar is on Tuesday, September 14 at 10 a.m. Eastern. Register here for upcoming monthly webinars.