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Midwest & Missouri River Basin DEWS Webinar: Iowa Drought Plan

Mar 14
March 14, 2023
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Drought-damaged corn in a field, showing the impacts of drought on the Midwest. Image credit: Shutterstock, Earl D. Walker.

This Midwest and Missouri River Basin Drought Early Warning System (DEWS) webinar, held on March 14, 2023, featured a series of presenters that highlighted the newly released Iowa Drought Plan.

The Iowa Drought Plan was developed through a collaborative planning process between state, local, and federal partners. This webinar featured a series of presenters that provided a summary of the major components of the Iowa Drought Plan, highlighted the process the State of Iowa took to develop the plan, and reflected on lessons learned or best practices recognized during the development of the plan.


  • Justin Glisan | State Climatologist, Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship
  • Sarah Eggert | Recovery Planner, Iowa Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management
  • Tim Hall | Hydrology Resources Coordinator, Iowa Department of Natural Resources
  • Cody Knutson | Planning Coordinator, National Drought Mitigation Center