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NIDIS Intermountain West Drought and Water Assessment

Event Date & Time

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Mountain Time

A weekly summary of drought conditions and forecasts for the Intermountain West (Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, and Utah). Webinars are generally at 10am Mountain Time and last for about 30 minutes. During peak and high demand seasons (i.e. spring runoff season or widespread drought conditions) webinars occur on a bi-weekly basis. The rest of the year, there is approximately one webinar per month.

Recorded sessions:

Climate change and expansion of the fire weather season in California 
Dr. Dan Cayan (Scripps Institute of Oceanography)

Ecosystem resilience to changing fire regimes
Dr. Don Falk (University of Arizona) 

The fire environment in the Southwest: Climate, weather, people and places
Dr. Tim Brown (Desert Research Institute) 

Are wildfires getting more extreme? Interviews with fire behavior experts
Dr. Tamara Wall (Desert Research Institute)


New Mexico

DEWS Regions

Intermountain West Drought Early Warning System
Southern Plains Drought Early Warning System