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Drought center launches fresh look for USDM site

September 18, 2017

The National Drought Mitigation Center released on Monday the latest generation U.S. Drought Monitor website that improves usability and readability for its nearly 7 million-a-year viewers. The mobile-friendly site contains a new, larger drought monitor map, revised navigation and more data and information download options.

“The new site allows us to better serve our clients by offering more options and using the latest website technology available,” said Brian Fuchs, monitoring coordinator for the drought center. “Gathering information to help prepare for and mitigate drought should be easier than ever.”

New CoCoRaHS interactive map highlights dry, wet condition reports

September 11, 2017

A new nationwide map from our partners at the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail, and Snow (CoCoRaHS) network highlights observers’ accounts of dry and wet conditions. The map, summary charts and additional CoCoRaHS training materials were released on September 11, 2017.

August 2017 Drought and Impact Summary: Drought intensifies over Montana; Oklahoma and south Texas see improvements

September 9, 2017

Drought conditions intensified and spread over much of Montana, but improved over Oklahoma and Texas. The number of people affected by drought decreased from just over 21 million at the beginning of the month to about 17.6 million at the end.

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