Drought Information Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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Drought Information Statement
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
1229 AM CDT Fri May 17 2024

...Drought Improvement Continues Across Much of Iowa...

Generous rainfall over portions of Iowa have led to improvements
in drought conditions across portions of the state.

A new graphical Drought Information Statement is now available
online in a PDF format. This statement can be found at:

https://weather.gov/media/dmx/DGT/DGT_DMX_05162024.pdf

Additional drought support information can be found at:

https://weather.gov/dmx/dssdrought

&&

.ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS...

The drought monitor is a multi-agency effort involving the
National Drought Mitigation Center, the National Weather Service,
the USDA and state and regional center climatologists.
Information for this statement has been gathered from NWS and FAA
observation sites, NRCS, USDA, USACE and USGS.

.QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS...

If you have any questions or comments about drought information
please contact:

    Climate Service Focal Point
    National Weather Service
    Johnston, IA 50131
    email: nws.desmoines@noaa.gov

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