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Pacific Northwest Drought Early Warning System

Conditions for the week of August 1-7

Drought conditions worsened along much of the northern tier of Montana, south-central Washington, southwestern and east-central Oregon, and a small area near the mountains of extreme northwestern Utah. Livestock progress and production has been seriously impaired by the drought, particularly in southern Oregon and part of northeastern Utah.

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U.S. Drought Monitor - Pacific Northwest DEWS

U.S. Drought Monitor - Pacific Northwest DEWS
U.S. Drought Monitor - Pacific Northwest DEWS
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
8/07/2018
15.91%84.09%51.87%26.23%0.00%0.00%
Last Week
7/31/2018
15.91%84.09%45.16%21.27%0.00%0.00%
Three Months Ago
5/08/2018
64.84%35.16%14.17%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Start of Calendar Year
1/02/2018
99.99%0.01%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
One Year Ago
8/08/2017
42.60%57.40%4.39%1.81%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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