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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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July 10, 2024

Drought Expected to Develop, Persist Across Many Pacific Northwest Tribal Lands This Summer

We’d love to hear from you! You are invited to join NIDIS and partners for a webinar on July 25, 2024 at 10 a.m. PT, which will include an update on conditions and an open discussion on your needs as they relate to drought management support. 

June 12, 2024

Persistent Snow Drought in Parts of the West Expected to Intensify and Expand Summer Drought Conditions

June 6, 2024

Despite recent precipitation, drought expected to intensify this summer

May 8, 2024

Snow Drought Expands in Parts of the Western U.S. with Early and Rapid Snowmelt

April 3, 2024

Snow drought persists in Pacific Northwest and Northern Rockies as climatological peak mountain snowpack approaches.

March 7, 2024

Storms improved conditions in much of the West. However, snow drought lingers in the Northern Rockies and parts of the Northwest.