National Drought Mitigation Center

State Planning

Drought Plan

State of Nevada Drought Response Plan

Released in 2012
Nevada Drought Response Committee

General Hazard Plan

The State of Nevada Enhanced Hazard Mitigation Plan

Released in 2018
Nevada Division of Emergency Management

Water Plan

Nevada State Water Plan

Released in 1999
Nevada Division of Water Resources

Climate Plan

Nevada Climate Strategy

Released in 2020
State of Nevada Climate Initiative


Bunny Bishop
Nevada Division of Water Resources
(775) 684-2834

Chris Moreno
Nevada Department of Agriculture
(775) 353-3611

Kerri Jean Ormerod
University of Nevada, Extension
(775) 784-6347

State Climatologist

Stephanie McAfee
Nevada State Climate Office
(775) 784-6999

Current U.S. Drought Monitor - April 23, 2024

Estimated Population Affected by Drought