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Current Conditions

Weekly Drought Update - 1/03/2017

U.S. Drought Monitor
Percent Area in Continental U.S. (Full Statistics)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
This Week
1/03/2017
53.89%46.11%22.53%8.63%3.15%0.96%
Last Week
12/27/2016
49.19%50.81%24.04%10.09%4.53%1.81%
Current Palmer Drought Index, Long-Term (Meteorological) Conditions
Percent Area of Continental U.S. in Moderate to Extreme Drought
Last Saturday
1/07/2017
7.95%
Previous Saturday
12/31/2016
12.54%
New data is posted on Tuesdays.

Forecast

U.S. Seasonal Drought Outlook

Impacts

U.S. Corn Areas Experiencing Drought

See USDA maps and charts showing agricultural areas in the continental U.S.
impacted by drought, including those producing corn, soybeans, hay, cattle,
and wheat. Information includes state-by-state percentages of each crop
impacted by drought, and tracks the national percentage of each crop in
drought for the previous 12 months.