Through a partnership with NIDIS, the National Drought Mitigation Center (NDMC) has introduced two new ways to view the U.S. Drought Monitor map. Users can now view maps specific to the regions of NOAA’s River Forecast Centers (RFCs) and Weather Forecast Offices (WFOs), making it easier for the National Weather Service (NWS) to meet the needs of
BROOKINGS, S.D. - Agricultural producers are encouraged to share drought impact information through the Drought Impact Reporter, part of the National Drought Mitigation Center.
The Reporter allows producers to report local drought impacts and conditions. The tool was developed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric
Agricultural crops can wither in a flash when the days turn hot, the air dries, the rain stops and moisture evaporates quickly from the soil. A new early warning system developed by two nationally recognized centers at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, along with the U.S. Geological Survey, can help alert stakeholders as drought begins.
The Quick Drought Response Index, or QuickDRI,