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U.S. drought coverage increases sharply in November

Dec 1, 2016
During the 4-week period ending on November 29, 2016, contiguous U.S. drought coverage increased sharply, from 26.80 percent to 31.46 percent, driven by worsening conditions in the Southeast.
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Dry Horizons: New England responds to drought

Nov 17, 2016

Dry Horizons
The November edition of Dry Horizons has been released. In this issue, we feature New England for their efforts in responding to drought, as well as Montana for launching the process of updating their drought plan. We highlighted two grant opportunities for western states water suppliers and the River Network's five-state policy comparison for Southeastern states' river flows. We also remembered Kelly Redmond, a climatologist, scientist and interpreter of western climate, for his contribution to the climate community; Redmond died Nov. 3. Read the edition here.

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In Memory of Kelly Redmond

Nov 15, 2016

Kelly Redmond, a gifted scientist and interpreter of western climate, encouraged and inspired many of us who are working to connect climate science to people. Redmond, a climatologist at the Desert Research Institute in Reno, Nevada, died on Nov. 3, prompting an outpouring of appreciation for all that he has done for the study of drought and climate in the United States.

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University of Nebraska–Lincoln

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