Drought less predictable under declining future snowpack 29 April 2020

Drought less predictable under declining future snowpack

Water reserved in mountain snowpack plays a major role in seasonal water cycles and currently supplies water to an estimated two billion people.

New Southeast Climate Monthly Webinar series 25 February 2020

New Southeast Climate Monthly Webinar series

The webinars will provide the region's stakeholders and interested parties 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.

What Does Flash Drought Look Like in Your Region? 14 November 2019

What Does Flash Drought Look Like in Your Region?

Flash drought can quickly deplete soil moisture and dramatically increase evaporative stress on the environment, leading to significant impacts on agriculture. A recently completed study, supported by CPO's Sectoral Applications Research Program, performed a regional analysis across the United States to explore geographic differences of flash droughts.

NIDIS presented at Oregon-Washington Water Year 2019 Recap and 2020 Outlook Meeting 8 November 2019

NIDIS presented at Oregon-Washington Water Year 2019 Recap and 2020 Outlook Meeting

The purpose of the workshop was to review climate events and impacts of the 2019 water year, provide forecast information for the upcoming water year, and learn about new resources on drought and climate variability.

Upcoming Midwest Drought Early Warning System meetings to advance preparedness and integrate health sector 23 October 2019

Upcoming Midwest Drought Early Warning System meetings to advance preparedness and integrate health sector

From November 19-21, CPO’s NIDIS is hosting two upcoming meetings for the Midwest Drought Early Warning System in St. Paul, Minnesota.

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