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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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March 5, 2021

Drought conditions continue to prevail across northwest Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Expansion of abnormally dry conditions/moderate drought and some additional deterioration is likely into late April, before the usual onset of the wet season.

View this drought update in Spanish.

March 10, 2021

Next month’s Southeast Monthly Climate Webinar is on Tuesday, April 13 at 10 am ET, with a special presentation on the Spring Flood Outlook. Watch the March 9 webinar recording, and register for upcoming webinars.

February 9, 2021

Next month’s Southeast Monthly Climate Webinar is on Tuesday, March 9 at 10 am ET, with a special presentation on the Spring Flood Outlook.

January 14, 2021

Abnormally dry to moderate drought conditions are observed across north central Puerto Rico and the central northern coast as well as all of the U.S. Virgin Islands. Some deterioration in the drought conditions is possible during the next few months. 

View this drought update in Spanish.