A drought is a period of below-average precipitation in a given region, resulting
in prolonged shortages in its water supply, whether atmospheric, surface water ...
The data cutoff for Drought Monitor maps is each Tuesday at 8 a.m. EDT. The
maps, which are based on analysis of the data, are released each Thursday at ...
Nov 11, 2014 ... Extreme weather such as heat waves, heavy downpours and droughts are
expected to accompanying climate change. Recent research ...
This week's U.S. Drought Monitor period was characterized by hit-or-miss
summer showers across the country, punctuated by extreme heat in the Southern
When the rains fail, the land—and its people—vanish in the wind.
A “drought” is an extended period of deficient rainfall relative to the statistical
multi-year average for a region. But because of the various ways it is measured, ...
Strategies for drought preparedness focus mainly on water conservation. Make
these practices a part of your daily life and help preserve this essential resource.
Drought is a shortage of water over an extended period of time. Droughts are a
normal part of a climate cycle. They occur in all climate zones. Drought can be ...
What is a drought? A drought is when there is a lack of precipitation over an
extended period of time, usually a season or more, resulting in a water shortage
Mar 3, 2016 ... More Droughts. dessicated crops A drought is an extended period of dry weather
caused by a lack of rain or snow. As temperatures rise due to ...