Overall Green alert Drought for Central USA - Mexico-2021
in Mexico, United States

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 5 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1015088
Name: Central USA - Mexico-2021
Countries: Mexico, United States
Start Date: End of Jul 2021
Duration: 308 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 216141 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Scientists develop method for seasonal prediction of…2022-05-25T05:16+0200.

This summer’s western wildfire season is likely to be more severe than average but not as devastating as last year’s near-record, according to an experimental prediction method developed by scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric
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Experimental forecast calls for a larger-than-average fire…2022-05-25T02:30+0200.

The new method, detailed in a peer-reviewed study, analyzes precipitation, temperatures, drought, and other climate conditions in the winter and spring in order to predict the extent of wildfires across the western United States during the
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Scientists Develop Method For Seasonal Prediction Of Western Wildfires2022-05-25T00:28+0200.

The new method, detailed in a peer-reviewed study, analyzes precipitation, temperatures, drought, and other climate conditions in the winter and spring in order to predict the extent of wildfires across the western United States during the
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Scientists develop method for seasonal prediction of Western wildfires2022-05-24T22:49+0200.

The new method, detailed in a peer-reviewed study, analyzes precipitation, temperatures, drought, and other climate conditions in the winter and spring in order to predict the extent of wildfires across the western United States during the
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