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Regional Drought Updates

Status updates on regional drought conditions, including current conditions, impacts, and outlook.

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View recordings and summaries of past NIDIS webinars.

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View upcoming webinars, workshops, and other events from NIDIS and its partners.

Event Date
Event Date
March 7, 2024
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location
Virtual

The National Weather Service's Northwest River Forecast Center will hold monthly water supply briefings from January through late spring on the first Thursday of each month. 

Event Date
March 18, 2024 - March 19, 2024
Location
Liberal, Kansas

This event will build on the model of two previous summits held in 2018 and 2021 involving diverse participants and partners from across the 8-state Ogallala Aquifer region and beyond. This summit will explore new examples of actionable ideas that can benefit the aquifer along with the communities, economies, and ecosystems that depend on it.

Event Date
March 19, 2024
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location
Virtual

The National Coordinated Soil Moisture Monitoring Network is hosting a regular online seminar series to  share innovative soil moisture research activities. This seminar will explore how soil moisture monitoring information can be use to support water resource and ecological applications by presenting case studies from two headwaters basins of the Colorado River.

Event Date
March 21, 2024
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location
Virtual

The March 2024 North Central Climate and Drought Summary and Outlook Webinar will include a summary of past and current conditions in terms of many climate variables like snowpack, temperatures, precipitation, etc., as well as potential and ongoing impacts from climate phenomena across sectors (e.g., agriculture, water resources, navigation). 

Event Date
March 25, 2024
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location
Virtual

The California-Nevada Drought Early Warning System March 2024 Drought & Climate Outlook Webinar is part of a series of regular drought and climate outlook webinars designed to provide stakeholders and other interested parties in the region with timely information on current drought status and impacts, as well as a preview of current and developing climatic events (i.e., El Niño and La Niña). 

Event Date
March 26, 2024
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location
Virtual

The Southeast Climate monthly webinar series provides the Southeast region with timely information on current and developing climate conditions such as drought, floods, and tropical storms, as well as climatic events like El Niño and La Niña. 

Event Date
March 28, 2024
9:30 am - 10:30 am
Location
Virtual

The Northeast Regional Climate Center hosts a monthly webinar with NOAA affiliates to address timely weather and climate concerns. 

Event Date
April 4, 2024
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location
Virtual

The National Weather Service's Northwest River Forecast Center will hold monthly water supply briefings from January through late spring on the first Thursday of each month. 

Event Date
April 13, 2024
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location
Billings, MT

Montana Health Professionals for a Healthy Climate invites you to our second annual conference, coming to the Mansfield Center at Intermountain Health in Billings, Montana on April 13, 2024. 

Event Date
April 18, 2024
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location
Virtual

The April 2024 North Central Climate and Drought Summary and Outlook Webinar will include a summary of past and current conditions in terms of many climate variables like snowpack, temperatures, precipitation, etc., as well as potential and ongoing impacts from climate phenomena across sectors (e.g., agriculture, water resources, navigation). 

Event Date
April 22, 2024
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location
Virtual

These webinars provide the region's stakeholders and interested parties with timely information on current and developing drought conditions, as well as climatic events like El Niño and La Niña. Speakers will also discuss the impacts of these conditions on things such as wildfires, floods, disruption to water supply and ecosystems, as well as impacts to affected industries like agriculture, tourism, and public health.

Event Date
April 23, 2024
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location
Virtual

The Southeast Climate monthly webinar series provides the Southeast region with timely information on current and developing climate conditions such as drought, floods, and tropical storms, as well as climatic events like El Niño and La Niña. 

Event Date
May 2, 2024
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location
Virtual

The National Weather Service's Northwest River Forecast Center will hold monthly water supply briefings from January through late spring on the first Thursday of each month. 

Event Date
May 16, 2024
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location
Virtual

The May 2024 North Central Climate and Drought Summary and Outlook Webinar will include a summary of past and current conditions in terms of many climate variables like snowpack, temperatures, precipitation, etc., as well as potential and ongoing impacts from climate phenomena across sectors (e.g., agriculture, water resources, navigation). 

Event Date
May 28, 2024
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location
Virtual

The California-Nevada Drought Early Warning System May 2024 Drought & Climate Outlook Webinar is part of a series of regular drought and climate outlook webinars designed to provide stakeholders and other interested parties in the region with timely information on current drought status and impacts, as well as a preview of current and developing climatic events (i.e., El Niño and La Niña). 

Event Date
May 28, 2024
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location
Virtual

The Southeast Climate monthly webinar series provides the Southeast region with timely information on current and developing climate conditions such as drought, floods, and tropical storms, as well as climatic events like El Niño and La Niña. 

Event Date
June 6, 2024
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location
Virtual

The National Weather Service's Northwest River Forecast Center will hold monthly water supply briefings from January through late spring on the first Thursday of each month. 

Event Date
June 20, 2024
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location
Virtual

The June 2024 North Central Climate and Drought Summary and Outlook Webinar will include a summary of past and current conditions in terms of many climate variables like snowpack, temperatures, precipitation, etc., as well as potential and ongoing impacts from climate phenomena across sectors (e.g., agriculture, water resources, navigation). 

Event Date
June 24, 2024
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location
Virtual

These webinars provide the region's stakeholders and interested parties with timely information on current and developing drought conditions, as well as climatic events like El Niño and La Niña. Speakers will also discuss the impacts of these conditions on things such as wildfires, floods, disruption to water supply and ecosystems, as well as impacts to affected industries like agriculture, tourism, and public health.

Event Date
July 15, 2024 - July 18, 2024
Location
Logan, UT

Please join us for the 2024 National Soil Moisture Workshop, which will be held in-person (with a limited virtual option) July 15–18, 2024 at Utah State University, in Logan, Utah.  

Event Date
July 18, 2024
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location
Virtual

The July 2024 North Central Climate and Drought Summary and Outlook Webinar will include a summary of past and current conditions in terms of many climate variables like snowpack, temperatures, precipitation, etc., as well as potential and ongoing impacts from climate phenomena across sectors (e.g., agriculture, water resources, navigation). 

Event Date
July 22, 2024
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location
Virtual

The California-Nevada Drought Early Warning System July 2024 Drought & Climate Outlook Webinar is part of a series of regular drought and climate outlook webinars designed to provide stakeholders and other interested parties in the region with timely information on current drought status and impacts, as well as a preview of current and developing climatic events (i.e., El Niño and La Niña). 

Event Date
August 15, 2024
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location
Virtual

The August 2024 North Central Climate and Drought Summary and Outlook Webinar will include a summary of past and current conditions in terms of many climate variables like snowpack, temperatures, precipitation, etc., as well as potential and ongoing impacts from climate phenomena across sectors (e.g., agriculture, water resources, navigation). 

Event Date
August 26, 2024
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location
Virtual

These webinars provide the region's stakeholders and interested parties with timely information on current and developing drought conditions, as well as climatic events like El Niño and La Niña. Speakers will also discuss the impacts of these conditions on things such as wildfires, floods, disruption to water supply and ecosystems, as well as impacts to affected industries like agriculture, tourism, and public health.

Event Date
September 19, 2024
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location
Virtual

The September 2024 North Central Climate and Drought Summary and Outlook Webinar will include a summary of past and current conditions in terms of many climate variables like snowpack, temperatures, precipitation, etc., as well as potential and ongoing impacts from climate phenomena across sectors (e.g., agriculture, water resources, navigation). 

Event Date
September 23, 2024
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location
Virtual

The California-Nevada Drought Early Warning System September 2024 Drought & Climate Outlook Webinar is part of a series of regular drought and climate outlook webinars designed to provide stakeholders and other interested parties in the region with timely information on current drought status and impacts, as well as a preview of current and developing climatic events (i.e., El Niño and La Niña). 

Event Date
October 17, 2024
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location
Virtual

The October 2024 North Central Climate and Drought Summary and Outlook Webinar will include a summary of past and current conditions in terms of many climate variables like snowpack, temperatures, precipitation, etc., as well as potential and ongoing impacts from climate phenomena across sectors (e.g., agriculture, water resources, navigation). 

Event Date
October 28, 2024
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location
Virtual

These webinars provide the region's stakeholders and interested parties with timely information on current and developing drought conditions, as well as climatic events like El Niño and La Niña. Speakers will also discuss the impacts of these conditions on things such as wildfires, floods, disruption to water supply and ecosystems, as well as impacts to affected industries like agriculture, tourism, and public health.

Event Date
November 21, 2024
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location
Virtual

The November 2024 North Central Climate and Drought Summary and Outlook Webinar will include a summary of past and current conditions in terms of many climate variables like snowpack, temperatures, precipitation, etc., as well as potential and ongoing impacts from climate phenomena across sectors (e.g., agriculture, water resources, navigation). 

Event Date
November 25, 2024
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location
Virtual

The California-Nevada Drought Early Warning System November 2024 Drought & Climate Outlook Webinar is part of a series of regular drought and climate outlook webinars designed to provide stakeholders and other interested parties in the region with timely information on current drought status and impacts, as well as a preview of current and developing climatic events (i.e., El Niño and La Niña). 

Event Date
December 16, 2024
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location
Virtual

These webinars provide the region's stakeholders and interested parties with timely information on current and developing drought conditions, as well as climatic events like El Niño and La Niña. Speakers will also discuss the impacts of these conditions on things such as wildfires, floods, disruption to water supply and ecosystems, as well as impacts to affected industries like agriculture, tourism, and public health.

Event Date
December 19, 2024
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location
Virtual

The December 2024 North Central Climate and Drought Summary and Outlook Webinar will include a summary of past and current conditions in terms of many climate variables like snowpack, temperatures, precipitation, etc., as well as potential and ongoing impacts from climate phenomena across sectors (e.g., agriculture, water resources, navigation).