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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 18, 2022

Despite rainfall from post-tropical storm Nicole, groundwater and long-term precipitation deficits persist in New England and southern New York.

For more details, see the Northeast Drought Early Warning System Dashboard.

October 21, 2022

Improvements in Drought Conditions Across the Region as Leaves, Temperatures, and Water Demands Fall.

For more details, see the Northeast Drought Early Warning System Dashboard.

October 7, 2022

Surface drought conditions improve, but continuing to watch for recovery of groundwater and streamflow.

For more details, see the Northeast Drought Early Warning System Dashboard.

September 23, 2022

Rain Delivers Some Drought Relief Across New England and New York.

For more details, see the Northeast Drought Early Warning System Dashboard.

September 9, 2022

Extreme (D3) and Severe (D2) Drought in Southern New England Is Reduced by Labor Day Weekend Rainfall.

For more details, see the Northeast Drought Early Warning System Dashboard.

August 26, 2022

Drought Impacts Continue To Expand and Intensify.

For more details, see the Northeast Drought Early Warning System Dashboard.