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Conditions for the week of Feb. 8-14

On this week’s map, a long swath across central and eastern Missouri was degraded from abnormally dry (D0) conditions to moderate drought (D1). Streamflows in the area have plummeted over the past two weeks to less than 25 percent of normal.   

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U.S. Drought Monitor - Midwest DEWS

As of February 14, 2017

Author: Jessica Blunden,NCEI/NOAA

U.S. Drought Monitor - Midwest DEWS
U.S. Drought Monitor - Midwest DEWS
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
2/14/2017
79.53%20.47%5.43%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Last Week
2/07/2017
79.53%20.47%1.84%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Three Months Ago
11/15/2016
70.07%29.93%14.25%9.13%0.03%0.00%
Start of Calendar Year
1/03/2017
72.28%27.72%5.96%0.00%0.00%0.00%
One Year Ago
2/16/2016
100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Drought Intensities

  •       None: No Drought
  •       D0: Abnormally Dry
  •       D1: Moderate Drought
  •       D2: Severe Drought
  •       D3: Extreme Drought
  •       D4: Exceptional Drought
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