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Northeast Drought Early Warning System

Conditions for the week of November 7-13

Continued snow shower activity led to removal of the remaining areas of Moderate Drought (D1) in the Adirondacks of New York as well as in the Green Mountains of northern Vermont. Elsewhere in the region, light-to-moderate rainfall accumulations (1-to-4 inches) were observed in coastal areas of the region leading to removal of an area of Abnormally Dry (D0) in the Mid-Coast of Maine. 

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U.S. Drought Monitor - Northeast DEWS

U.S. Drought Monitor - Northeast DEWS
U.S. Drought Monitor - Northeast DEWS
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
11/13/2018
91.15%8.85%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Last Week
11/06/2018
85.66%14.34%3.93%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Three Months Ago
8/14/2018
57.65%42.35%14.85%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Start of Calendar Year
1/02/2018
86.70%13.30%0.02%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Start of Water Year
10/02/2018
61.74%38.26%8.25%1.48%0.00%0.00%
One Year Ago
11/14/2017
90.12%9.88%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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