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Southwest Drought Briefing

Aug 9
August 9, 2022
12:00 pm - 12:35 pm
Colorado River running through the Grand Canyon

The Southwest is in continuing drought. This short drought briefing looked at how recent monsoon rain has changed drought conditions for Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada, and Utah. This webinar also took a closer look at drought monitoring using data and tools from the USDA Agricultural Research Service in partnership with the PhenoCam Network.


  • Current Climate Conditions: Curtis Riganti, National Drought Mitigation Center
  • PhenoCams as a Tool for Monitoring: Dawn Browning, USDA Agricultural Research Service Jornada Experimental Range