Drought Information Statement
Issued by NWS North Platte, NE

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DROUGHT INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
940 PM CDT THU AUG 20 2015 /840 PM MDT THU AUG 20 2015/

...DROUGHT CONDITIONS REMAIN ABSENT FROM WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL
NEBRASKA...

NEAR NORMAL OR ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION FELL DURING THE LATTER
HALF OF JULY AND THE FIRST HALF OF AUGUST ACROSS WESTERN AND
NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA.

THE LATEST 30 DAY OUTLOOK FOR SEPTEMBER CALLS FOR HIGHER CHANCES
FOR BELOW AVERAGE TEMPERATURES ACROSS SOUTHWESTERN AND NORTH
CENTRAL NEBRASKA. THERE ARE EQUAL CHANCES FOR ABOVE...NEAR...OR
BELOW AVERAGE TEMPERATURES ACROSS NORTHWEST NEBRASKA. THE
PRECIPITATION OUTLOOK FOR SEPTEMBER IS FOR BETTER CHANCES FOR
ABOVE AVERAGE RAINFALL ACROSS ALL OF THE AREA.

THE LATEST 90 DAY OUTLOOK FOR THE MONTHS OF SEPTEMBER...OCTOBER
AND NOVEMBER CALLS FOR EQUAL CHANCES FOR ABOVE...NEAR OR BELOW
AVERAGE TEMPERATURES. THE 90 DAY PRECIPITATION OUTLOOK FOR THOSE
MONTHS IS HIGHER CHANCES FOR ABOVE AVERAGE PRECIPITATION...WITH
THE BEST CHANCES FOR ABOVE AVERAGE RAINFALL ACROSS SOUTHWEST
NEBRASKA.

SINCE NO DROUGHT CONDITIONS ARE OCCURRING IN THE OUTLOOK
AREA...AN ABRIDGED DROUGHT INFORMATION STATEMENT IS ISSUED. WHEN
THE ONSET OF DROUGHT CONDITIONS BEGIN...AN EXPANDED DROUGHT
INFORMATION STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED ON THE THIRD THURSDAY OF THE
MONTH.


.QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS...

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS ABOUT THIS INFORMATION
PLEASE CONTACT:

CHRIS BUTTLER
CLIMATE SERVICES FOCAL POINT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
NORTH PLATTE NE
CHRISTOPHER.BUTTLER@NOAA.GOV


.RELATED WEB SITES...

LOCAL WEATHER...CLIMATE AND WATER INFORMATION
HTTP:://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/LBF

U.S. DROUGHT PORTAL
HTTP://WWW.DROUGHT.GOV

ADDITIONAL RIVER AND RESERVOIR INFORMATION
USGS - HTTP://WWW.USGS.GOV/WATER
CNPPID - HTTP://CNPPID.COM

US DROUGHT MONITOR
HTTP://DROUGHTMONITOR.UNL.EDU

CLIMATE PREDICTION CENTER
HTTP://WWW.CPC.NCEP.NOAA.GOV


.ACKNOWLEDGMENTS...

THE DROUGHT MONITOR IS A MULTI-AGENCY EFFORT INVOLVING THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AND NATIONAL CLIMATIC DATA CENTER...THE
USDA...STATE AND REGIONAL CENTER CLIMATOLOGISTS AND THE DROUGHT
MITIGATION CENTER. INFORMATION FOR THIS STATEMENT HAS BEEN
GATHERED FROM NWS AND FAA OBSERVATION SITES...STATE COOPERATIVE
EXTENSION SERVICES...USGS...AND THE CENTRAL NEBRASKA PUBLIC POWER
AND IRRIGATION DISTRICT.


.NEXT ISSUANCE...

THIS PRODUCT WILL BE ISSUED ON THE THIRD THURSDAY OF THE MONTH.
THE NEXT ISSUANCE WILL BE SEPTEMBER 17TH 2015.

$$

MASEK


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