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South Central U.S. Drought Update and Winter Outlook

Nov 14
November 14, 2022
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Rio Grande River, representing drought impacts on the South Central U.S. Photo credit: designwithval, Shutterstock.

How has the current drought impacted the South Central United States so far? What will happen with a third La Niña winter? How might impacts be different as the drought lingers? This webinar—co-produced by NOAA's National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS) and the Southern Regional Climate Center (SRCC)—provided an overview of current conditions and impacts and a look ahead to what winter will bring.

The webinar included information on drought in Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas.

Presentation topics:

  • Winter Weather Outlook
  • River Levels
  • Water Supply Issues
  • Wildfire
  • Agricultural Impacts
  • SRCC monitoring tools

For more information, please contact Joel Lisonbee (