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Intermountain West March Drought & Climate Outlook Webinar

Mar 12
March 12, 2024
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Trees and snow stand high above the blue waters of Bear Lake in Utah.

These webinars provide the region's stakeholders and interested parties with timely information on current and developing drought conditions, as well as climatic events like El Niño and La Niña. Speakers will also discuss the impacts of these conditions on things such as wildfires, floods, disruption to water supply and ecosystems, as well as impacts to affected industries like agriculture, tourism, and public health. 


  • Welcome and Quick Snow Drought Overview: Dr. Gretel Follingstad, Intermountain West DEWS Coordinator, NOAA's National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS); Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES)/CU Boulder
  • Intermountain West Current Conditions and Drought Outlook: Jon Meyer, Utah Assistant State Climatologist, Utah Climate Center at Utah State University
  • Community Collaborative Rain, Hail, and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS) Precipitation Absurdity and New CoCoRaHS Data Dashboard: Henry Reges, CoCoRaHS U.S. National Coordinator, Colorado Water Center at Colorado State University

A summary and recording of this webinar will be available after the event at For more information, please contact Dr. Gretel Follingstad.