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Missouri River Basin Drought Early Warning System

Conditions for the week of November 8-14

Cold weather, accompanied by little or no precipitation, kept dryness and drought unchanged across the Missouri River Basin, with extreme drought persisting in portions of western South Dakota and northeastern Montana.

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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
11/14/2017
56.14%43.86%28.38%12.17%4.42%0.00%
Last Week
11/07/2017
56.17%43.83%28.33%12.10%4.42%0.00%
Three Months Ago
8/15/2017
34.02%65.98%43.09%27.37%13.78%4.10%
Start of Calendar Year
1/03/2017
55.38%44.62%16.00%1.41%0.00%0.00%
Start of Water Year
10/03/2017
47.54%52.46%37.55%24.59%7.86%2.93%
One Year Ago
11/15/2016
60.79%39.21%14.62%0.99%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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