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Applying Season-ahead Precipitation and Streamflow Forecasts to Guide Reservoir Allocations: A Case Study of the Highland Lakes in Central Texas

Sep 15, 2016

Webinar Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, 1-3 Central Time
Presenters:
Paul Block (University of Wisconsin) and David Watkins (Michigan Technological University)
Register now: http://drought.unl.edu/Registration.aspx?eventid=726

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August 2016 Drought and Impact Summary: Drought continues in Southeast, Northeast, Black Hills, and West

Sep 9, 2016
Drought continues in the Southeast, Northeast, Black Hills, and West. Approximately 91.7 million people are being affected by drought, compared to 101.1 million at the beginning of August. Read the August Drought and Impact Summary.

 



U.S. drought coverage decreases during August, but intensifies in Northeast

Sep 8, 2016
During the 5-week period ending on September 6, 2016, contiguous U.S. drought coverage decreased from 20.12 to 19.10 percent.  Although many drought-affected areas saw improvements during this time period, other areas did not. The northeastern United States, collectively, is experiencing its worst drought since 2002.
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