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Extreme Weather: Northwest Drought

Drought is a deficiency of precipitation over an extended period of time that results in a water shortage. Drought affects agriculture, forests, rangelands, and people throughout the Northwest with increasing frequency and intensity due to climate change. The following drought-related resources include workshops, webinars, and information about drought by state.

  • Current Drought Map


    The U.S. Drought Monitor produces a weekly map of the Northwest Climate Hub region with details about regional drought conditions.