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DROUGHT STATUS UPDATE ARCHIVE

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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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February 7, 2024

Snow drought still covers much of the western U.S., with the worst conditions in the northern Rocky Mountains.

January 10, 2024

2024 Begins with Record Low Snow Conditions Across the West—But Help Is on the Way

December 6, 2023

Low Precipitation and Warm Temperatures Drive Western Snow Drought Risk

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