Drought Information Statement
Issued by NWS North Platte, NE

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DROUGHT INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
430 PM CDT THU SEP 19 2019

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

PRECIPITATION OVER THE PAST 30 DAYS HAS BEEN NORMAL TO WELL ABOVE
NORMAL ACROSS WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA. THE HEAVIEST
PRECIPITATION HAD FALLEN ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA.

AS OF SEPTEMBER 19...ACCORDING TO THE US DROUGHT MONITOR...NO
DROUGHT CONDITIONS WERE OCCURRING IN WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL
NEBRASKA.

THE LATEST 6 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK COVERING SEPTEMBER 25TH THROUGH
SEPTEMBER 29TH...CALLS FOR ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND ABOVE
NORMAL PRECIPITATION FOR ALL OF WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA.

THE LATEST 8 TO 14 DAY OUTLOOK COVERING SEPTEMBER 27TH THROUGH
OCTOBER 3RD...CALLS FOR ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND ABOVE NORMAL
PRECIPITATION FOR ALL OF WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA.

ACCORDING TO THE CLIMATE PREDICTION CENTER...THE LATEST TEMPERATURE
OUTLOOK FOR OCTOBER CALLS FOR ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES FOR ALL OF
WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA. THE PRECIPITATION OUTLOOK FOR
OCTOBER IS FOR EQUAL CHANCES FOR ABOVE...BELOW OR NEAR NORMAL
PRECIPITATION.

THE LATEST 3 MONTH OUTLOOK COVERING OCTOBER...NOVEMBER AND
DECEMBER...CALLS FOR ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND ABOVE NORMAL
PRECIPITATION FOR ALL OF WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA.

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


.QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS...

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

CHRIS BUTTLER...CLIMATE SERVICE PROGRAM LEADER NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE. EMAIL: 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 OR NEAR THE THIRD THURSDAY OF THE
MONTH. THE NEXT ISSUANCE WILL BE OCTOBER 17TH 2019.

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BUTTLER


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