NIDIS and NIHHIS are working together to inform Congress, the media, and other stakeholders how worsening drought and heat conditions are severely impacting communities in the West and Southern Plains.
Approximately $11.1 million will be available in FY23 to start new awards in about six different topic areas, pending budget appropriations.
Climate change is fueling long-term drought and extreme heat in the West and Southern Plains. These July webinars will provide the latest information on conditions and outlooks as well as the serious impacts to diverse sectors of the economy and communities.
Targeted outreach tool provides information on water supplies and drought potential for a crucial watershed.
A new study, part of NOAA's Drought Task Force IV research, shows the leading cause of the rapid increase of wildfires over the western U.S. is the rapid increase of surface air vapor pressure deficit.
Americans’ health, security and economic wellbeing are tied to climate and weather. Every day, we see communities grappling with environmental challenges due to unusual or extreme events related to climate and weather.
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