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Pacific Northwest Drought Early Warning System

Conditions for the week of October 11-17

In Oregon, conditions have improved and moderate drought (D1) in Oregon and southern Washington were upgraded to abnormally dry (D0), which better reflect current impacts in the region.

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U.S. Drought Monitor - Pacific Northwest DEWS

As of October 17, 2017

Author: Jessica Blunden,NCEI/NOAA

U.S. Drought Monitor - Pacific Northwest DEWS
U.S. Drought Monitor - Pacific Northwest DEWS
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
10/17/2017
26.42%73.58%23.89%3.64%0.00%0.00%
Last Week
10/10/2017
26.36%73.64%36.81%3.64%0.00%0.00%
Three Months Ago
7/18/2017
75.65%24.35%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Start of Calendar Year
1/03/2017
81.28%18.72%3.23%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Start of Water Year
10/03/2017
26.36%73.64%36.81%4.12%0.00%0.00%
One Year Ago
10/18/2016
65.95%34.05%14.24%0.93%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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