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Drought Monitor and Outlooks
The Drought Monitor is released weekly on Thursday (using data as of the previous Tuesday) by the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, NOAA, and USDA. For more information, including a discussion of the drought and additional maps, please visit https://droughtmonitor.unl.edu/
 
You can also visit https://www.drought.gov/ for additional local impacts using the "How Is Drought Affecting Your Neighborhood" Tool
MN Drought Monitor
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CPC Climate Outlooks
6-10 Day Temperature
6-10 Day Precipitation
8-14 Day Temperature
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Observed Precipitation Trends
The maps below are courtesy the Midwest Regional Climate Center.
7 Day % of Normal
14 Day % of Normal
30 Day % of Normal
90 Day % of Normal
Year To Date % of Normal

 

Observed Temperature Trends
The maps below are courtesy the Midwest Regional Climate Center.
7 Depart. Normal
14 Depart. Normal
30 Depart. Normal
90 Depart. Normal
YTD Depart. Normal
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Vegdri
VegDri MN
VegDri WI

VegDri: Fused satellite vegetation health and observed precipitation trends. This information is critical because the climate-vegetation response can vary depending on these different environmental characteristics. (More information and maps from the VegDri website.)

 

Streamflow
The maps below come from USGS WaterWatch. Additional information is available from the MN DNR (link)
14 Day Streamflow Ranking
14  Day Streamflow to Drought Rating

 

14 Day Streamflow Ranking
14 Day Streamflow to Drought Rating
 

 

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Drought Information Statement
Drought Information Statements are issued when D2/Severe Drought or worse is present. (Check date on statement below.) For other drought statements from other offices, visit drought.gov.

			
			
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