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Due to the severity of drought conditions across the Southern High Plains, on 23 April a collaboration of drought and climate experts provided the most recent information on current conditions, impacts, and outlooks. Victor Murphy, Southern Region National Weather Service, led the webinar. Brian Fuchs, National Drought Mitigation Center, presented drought information for the Southern High Plains, which includes portions of Kansas, Colorado, Texas, New Mexico, and Oklahoma. Todd Lindley, National Weather Service expert on fire weather and fire prediction, provided up-to-date information on the impacts and status of ongoing rangeland and grassland wildfires in the region. At the end of the presentations, questions from the audience were addressed.