Drought Information Statement
Issued by NWS North Platte, NE

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DROUGHT INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
555 PM CST THU DEC 19 2019

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

OVER THE PAST 30 DAYS...PRECIPITATION ACROSS WESTERN AND NORTH
CENTRAL NEBRASKA HAS GENERALLY BEEN ABOVE NORMAL. LOCATIONS ACROSS
FAR SOUTHWESTERN NEBRASKA...HAVE SEEN NEAR NORMAL PRECIPITATION
SINCE THE MIDDLE OF NOVEMBER.

AS OF DECEMBER 19TH...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 DECEMBER 25TH THROUGH
DECEMBER 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 DECEMBER 27TH THROUGH
JANUARY 2ND...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 OUTLOOK FOR
JANUARY CALLS FOR EQUAL CHANCES FOR ABOVE...BELOW OR NEAR NORMAL
TEMPERATURES AND PRECIPITATION ACROSS ALL OF WESTERN AND NORTH
CENTRAL NEBRASKA.

THE LATEST 3 MONTH OUTLOOK COVERING JANUARY...FEBRUARY AND
MARCH...CALLS FOR EQUAL CHANCES FOR ABOVE...BELOW OR NEAR NORMAL
TEMPERATURES FOR ALL OF WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA. ABOVE
NORMAL PRECIPITATION IS FORECAST 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 JANUARY 16TH 2020.

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BUTTLER


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