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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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August 18, 2023

Extreme Heat Intensifies Drought Across Texas

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

Resources for Monitoring Drought & Heat Risk

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July 14, 2023

Too Much Rain Relief in Some Areas

For more information, visit the Northeast DEWS Dashboard.

June 28, 2023

Much of Connecticut and Portions of Western and Southeastern New York Saw Deteriorating Conditions Mid-Month

June 23, 2023

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

June 15, 2023

This Year’s Snow Season Wipes Away Drought in Much of the West with the Exception of the Pacific Northwest