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CURRENT DROUGHT CONDITIONS in Texas and the United States

Drought conditions are similar to last week with no major changes. Precipitation in the northern Plains and Northwest provided some relief to drought conditions in the area. However, ongoing dry weather in portions of the central and southern Plains, as well as the mid-South and lower Midwest, led to an increase in areas affected by dryness and drought.

(The U.S. Drought Monitor is jointly produced by the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the United States Department of Agriculture, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Map courtesy of NDMC-UNL.)

Dry weather continued in Texas and led to an increase in the coverage of dryness and drought conditions across the state. The coverage of area considered to be in abnormally dry conditions has increased by about 13 percent.

(The U.S. Drought Monitor is jointly produced by the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the United States Department of Agriculture, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Map courtesy of NDMC-UNL.)

Drought conditions continue to persist and intensify in northern Oklahoma. Additionally, a portion of southeast Oklahoma is now considered to be in abnormally dry conditions as well.

(The U.S. Drought Monitor is jointly produced by the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the United States Department of Agriculture, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Map courtesy of NDMC-UNL.)  

Georgia’s drought condition remains the same as the previous week. There are no areas within the state considered to be under drought conditions.

(The U.S. Drought Monitor is jointly produced by the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the United States Department of Agriculture, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Map courtesy of NDMC-UNL.)

Heavy precipitation is expected in portions of the High Plains and the northern Midwest with minimal precipitation expected throughout the rest of the country. To check out the forecast near you, try the NOAA Quantitative Precipitation Forecast map.

The website links below include the current drought monitors and other current drought conditions information.

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