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Another Clipper to Bring Snow Monday; Gulf of Mexico Storm to Bring Heavy Rain

A second clipper will move through the northern Plains into the Great Lakes, Ohio Valley, and Northeast Monday and Tuesday with additional light snow which may impact travel. A storm is expected to develop across the western Gulf of Mexico Monday and track east through Tuesday crossing Florida with gusty winds, heavy rain, and thunderstorms. Read More >

 

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USGS WaterWatch: Below normal 7day Streamflow compared to historical

 

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USGS Washington Drought Watch page

 

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Pacific NW Experimental Surface Water Monitor (via UCLA)

 

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Agriculture in Drought - USDA (pdf)

 

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10-day Quantitative Precipitation Forecast (QPF) for Pacific Northwest

 

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