Where is drought this week?
U.S. Drought Monitor
U.S. Seasonal Drought Outlook
Drought Impacts Report
NIDIS in Your Region
As of Jan. 11-17, 2017, drought (D1-D4) is impacting:
of the US and 19.2% of the lower 48 states.
people in the U.S. and 107.8 in the lower 48 states.
Several areas of heavy precipitation brought drought improvement to parts of the Northeast, Midwest, Plains, and Far West while drought conditions were essentially unchanged elsewhere. Nowhere in the country did dryness intensify enough to worsen the Drought Monitor depiction from last week.