Thursday, September 28, 2023

Drought and Rainfall Forecast Update

Palmer Drought Index.
Brown/reds = dry.
Blue/greens = wet.
The latest Palmer Drought Index (based on data through the 22nd) depicts the drought in the Northwest and in the Midwest, especially west of the Mississippi River. There were also drought condition in parts of the Middle Atlantic and south central region. 

Here is the rainfall since the data cut-off on the 22nd.
The dryness in the Middle Atlantic Region and Northwest have been replaced by substantial rains,

The 5-day rainfall forecast of rainfall amounts is below.
Additional rains will fall in the winter wheat belt after the above 5-day period is up. That means improved planting conditions. The NYC Tri-State area will receive heavy rain. 

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