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Droughts

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for June 19, 2018

July 23, 2018
According to the June 19 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 22.7% of the United States.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for June 12, 2018

June 14, 2018
According to the June 12 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 23.3% of the United States.

On This Day: Remembering the Yarnell Hill Wildfire

August 6, 2018
On June 28, 2013, lightning sparked a wildfire near Yarnell, Arizona, that cut the lives of 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots tragically short.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for June 5, 2018

July 23, 2018
According to the June 5 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 22.6% of the United States.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for May 29, 2018

May 31, 2018
According to the May 29 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 22.1% of the United States.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for May 22, 2018

May 24, 2018
According to the May 22 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 26.7% of the contiguous U.S.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for May 15, 2018

May 17, 2018
According to the May 15 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 28.3% of the contiguous U.S.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for May 8, 2018

May 10, 2018
According to the May 8 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 27.7% of the contiguous U.S.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for May 1, 2018

July 30, 2018
According to the May 1 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 28.6% of the contiguous U.S.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for April 24, 2018

July 23, 2018
According to the April 24 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 29.0% of the contiguous U.S.