This webinar, hosted by NOAA's National Weather Service (NWS) and National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS), provided local and regional perspectives on approaches for monitoring, predicting, and communicating flash drought, including an overview of the 2023 flash drought in the Midwest. This webinar reviewed how flash drought is identified (and note regional variations), tools for monitoring and predicting flash drought, and guidance for communicating the risk of flash drought. Further, this webinar recapped key takeaways from the 2nd National Flash Drought Workshop, which took place in May 2023.
October 17 Webinar Details
Date/Time: October 17, 2023 from 3–4 p.m. ET
- Key Findings from the 2023 2nd National Flash Drought Workshop
- Local and regional perspectives on approaches for monitoring, predicting, and communicating flash drought: 2023 Midwest Case Study
- New Developments in monitoring and predicting flash drought
2023–2024 NWS-NIDIS Webinar Series: Strengthening the NWS Drought Toolbox
This webinar was part of the 2023–2024 NWS-NIDIS Webinar Series: Strengthening the NWS Drought Toolbox. This webinar series will enable NWS field office staff, and operational meteorologists and climatologists, to embed new drought tools, products, and insights into local and regional drought services. NWS and NIDIS are jointly hosting this webinar series, building on the previous joint NWS-NIDIS webinar series on flash drought (2021) and soil moisture (2022).
Previous and upcoming webinars in this series:
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