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Dangerously Hot Across the East; Snow Continues in the Colorado Rockies

Early season heat and record high temperatures are expected in parts of Texas, the lower Mississippi Valley, Southeast, Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic, and Northeast this weekend. Heat advisories are in effect from New England to the Mid-Atlantic. Elsewhere, snow will linger over parts of the Colorado Rockies into this evening. Severe storms are possible from the Southern Plains to the Northeast. Read More >

Texas and Oklahoma Panhandle Drought Center


Summary (from November 25, 2021):

The Drought Information Statement has not been updated in over a year, so no drought summary is currently available.

(The above summary is adapted from the Drought Information Statement and will be updated as that product is updated)

 

 

Drought Monitor Two Month Drought Change
 Current Drought Conditions  2-Month Drought Change

 

 
Monthly Drought Outlook Seasonal Drought Outlook
Monthly Drought Outlook Seasonal Drought Outlook

 

 
Parlmer Drought Severity Index
Palmer Drought Severity Index

 

Precipitation

30-day Precipitation

30-day Precipitation Departure from Normal

30-day Precipitation Percent of Normal

Precipitation Past 30 Days 30-Day Departure From Normal  30-Day % of Normal

 

 

60-day Precipitation
 

60-day Precipitation Departure from Normal

60-day Precipitation Percent of Normal
 

Precipitation Past 60 Days 60-Day Departure From Normal 60-Day % of Normal

 

 

90-day Precipitation
 

90-day Precipitation Departure from Normal

90-day Precipitation Percent of Normal

Precipitation Past 90 Days 90-Day Departure From Normal 90-Day % of Normal

 

 
6-month Precipitation
6-month Precipitation Departure from Normal 6-month Precipitation Percent of Normal
 
Precipitation Past 6 Months 6-Month Departure From Normal 6-Month % of Normal

 

 

1-year Precipitation
 

1-year Precipitation Departure from Normal

1-year Precipitation Percent of Normal
 

Precipitation Past 1 Year 1-Year Departure From Normal 1-Year % of Normal

 

 
3-year Precipitation 3-year Precipitation Departure from Normal 3-year Precipitation Percent of Normal
Precipitation Past 3 Years 3-Year Departure From Normal 3-Year % of Normal

 


Agricultural Impacts

Reports/bulletins issued by the US Department of Agriculture:

 

Current Crop Moisture Index Current Soil Moisture Current Soil Moisture Anomalies

 


Hydrological Impacts

Texas Streamflow Compared to Normal Oklahoma Streamflow Compared to Normal
Texas Streamflow Oklahoma Streamflow
Texas real-time streamflow compared to normal. Green is near normal, blue above normal, and orange/red are below normal. Oklahoma real-time streamflow compared to normal. Green is near normal, blue above normal, and orange/red are below normal.

 

 
Texas Reservoir Levels Oklahoma Reservoir Levels
Texas Reservoirs Oklahoma Reservoirs

 

 


 

Long-Range Outlooks

The below long-range outlook images are courtesy of the Climate Prediction Center (CPC)

 

  Temperature Precipitation
6-10 Day Outlook
8-14 Day Outlook  
1-Month Outlook    
3-Month Outlook    

 


Useful Resources

 

  • To report effects of the drought in your area, please go to the Drought Impact Reporter HERE.
  • National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) official drought page can be found HERE.
  • United State Department of Agriculture (USDA) Drought Page, including drought/disaster assistance can be found HERE.
  • National Climatic Data Center's (NCDC) drought page can be found HERE.