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Missouri River Basin

Conditions for the week of Jan. 11-17

Light precipitation at best was reported from Nebraska and eastern Colorado northward to the Canadian border, leaving dryness and drought unchanged. Near to above normal precipitation on time scales ranging from 30 to 90 days or more prompted removal of the severe drought (D2) areas in north-central and southeastern Colorado. 

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U.S. Drought Monitor - Missouri River Basin DEWS

U.S. Drought Monitor - Missouri River Basin DEWS
U.S. Drought Monitor - Missouri River Basin DEWS
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
1/17/2017
60.90%39.10%15.92%1.10%0.00%0.00%
Last Week
1/10/2017
60.81%39.19%17.94%1.28%0.00%0.00%
Three Months Ago
10/18/2016
74.42%25.58%6.95%0.65%0.00%0.00%
Start of Calendar Year
1/03/2017
55.38%44.62%16.00%1.41%0.00%0.00%
One Year Ago
1/19/2016
75.04%24.96%6.81%0.33%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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