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Nevada Drought Early Warning System

Conditions for the week of December 5-11, 2018

In central Nevada, moderate drought was introduced where precipitation deficits grew on multiple time scales and streamflow conditions worsened. Otherwise, no changes in drought conditions were seen this week.

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U.S. Drought Monitor - Nevada DEWS

U.S. Drought Monitor - Nevada DEWS
U.S. Drought Monitor - Nevada DEWS
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
12/11/2018
0.71%99.29%81.09%12.92%0.00%0.00%
Last Week
12/04/2018
0.71%99.29%65.54%12.92%0.00%0.00%
Three Months Ago
9/11/2018
5.54%94.46%47.76%1.38%0.00%0.00%
Start of Calendar Year
1/02/2018
68.23%31.77%3.41%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Start of Water Year
10/02/2018
5.54%94.46%47.76%13.11%0.00%0.00%
One Year Ago
12/12/2017
69.08%30.92%3.37%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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