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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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October 28, 2022

October Rainfall Came Eventually, But the Drought Continues

September 30, 2022

On-Again, Off-Again Drought in the Southern Plains Is Back On Again and Worsening 

August 29, 2022

Will the August rain wash away the Southern Plains drought? 

July 22, 2022

Extreme Heat and No Rain Has Sparked Flash Drought in the Southern Plains.

June 23, 2022

Drought and Heat Converge in Texas While Oklahoma Sees Big Improvements


May 23, 2022

Exceptional drought persists in Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Kansas.