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Southwest Drought Briefing

Feb 23
February 23, 2022
1:00 pm - 1:35 pm
Colorado River running through the Grand Canyon

The most recent U.S. Drought Monitor indicates that much of the Southwest is experiencing some level of drought. Following a fairly dismal November, a wet December, and a dry January, February, so far, has had a few good precipitation events. How will this winter's precipitation impact the long-term drought conditions in the Southwest? This short drought briefing focused on winter drought conditions and forecasts for Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah.