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Southwest Drought Briefing

Nov 15
November 15, 2022
12:00 pm - 12:35 pm
Colorado River running through the Grand Canyon, representing the Southwest.

Drought continues in the Southwest, and with another La Niña pattern looming in the Pacific, the winter ahead is expected to be drier than normal. This webinar looked at current and forecast drought conditions for Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada, and Utah. The webinar also provided a quick introduction to the Forest Drought Indicator (ForDRI), a monitoring tool developed by the National Drought Mitigation Center to identify forest drought stress.