United States DROUGHT OUTLOOK
ENSO neutral status, where neither La Niña or El Niño conditions exist, continues to be expected to prevail through spring 2017. Chances for El Niño conditions to develop increase into the fall. To read more, click here.
In the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) U.S. Seasonal Drought Outlook update covering March through June 2017, drought was predicted to develop across the Texas panhandle and into New Mexico. Drought in Florida, along the eastern seaboard and in parts of the plains may improve or be removed. Oklahoma, Arkansas, and the southeast and northeast US may also see improvements and removal. Drought in Georgia, Alabama, and South Carolina is expected to continue. To view the last NOAA U.S. Seasonal Drought Outlook map, click here.
The links below will direct you to information on La Niña, ENSO, the NOAA seasonal drought outlook, and other forecasts and models.
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