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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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May 23, 2024

Timely Spring Rains Bring Much Needed Relief, but Areas of Drought Persist. 

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.

February 7, 2024

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

January 26, 2024

Snow Drought in Much of the Intermountain West Region Despite El Niño