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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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April 25, 2024

Short-Term Drought Improvements in the Midwest, but Long-Term Deficits Remain—Leading to Increased Vulnerability to Drought

December 7, 2023

Drought Is Likely to Persist Across the Midwest with an El Niño Winter Ahead

October 19, 2023

Drought Persists Across the Midwest, Contributing to Record-Low Water Levels on the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers

August 25, 2023

Drought and Low Water Levels Likely to Worsen with Dry and Hot Forecast Persisting into September

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July 26, 2023

Drought Worsens in Upper Midwest but Improves in Portions of the Plains and Ohio Valley

Hot and Dry Week Ahead Could Worsen Drought

Mississippi River Conditions, Impacts, and Outlook

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June 23, 2023

Drought – and Its Impacts – Intensify Across the Midwest and May Persist.