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Extreme Weather Impacts from the Southwest Hub Region

  • Drought Discussion Podcast


    This page hosts maps and materials used in the <a href="">Drought Discussion Podcast</a>

  • NRCS Climate Conversations


    The USDA SW Climate Hub and the NRCS joined forces to lead climate conversations with NRCS professionals. Read more about the "Climate Conversations" series.

  • Drought monitoring and reporting in Utah

    Dead Horse State Park by Pedro Szekely is in the public domain

    Drought impacts information helps the State of Utah in drought monitoring, planning and response efforts, and U.S. Drought Monitor authors in categorizing drought severity. However, drought impacts…

  • Haycamp Farm Case Study

    Haycamp Farm

    Promoting biodiversity on and off-farm, as well as below and above ground, is of utmost importance to agricultural production and Haycamp Farm subscribes to organic production methods that emphasize…

  • Southwest Drought Learning Network

    August 2018 Drought in the Southwest as mapped by the US Drought Monitor

    The severe 2018 drought centered on the Four Corners brought into sharp focus the need for more proactive drought planning in the southwest region. More than 30 resource managers and drought service…

  • A Hubiquitous time at UCOWR

    Attendees in the SMERGE session discuss potential applications

    The Southwest Climate Hub Team attended the 2019 Universities Council on Water Resources (UCOWR) / National Institutes for Water Resources annual meeting, delivering 6 oral presentations and charing…

  • One thing is certain, drought will return

    Ranchers tour drought impacts in La Plata County CO July 2019

    The SW Climate Hub received funds to support economic impact assessments of the brutal 2018 drought, and the Hub is working with a team including the National Integrated Drought Information System (…

  • Monitoring and Reporting Drought in Arizona

    Broken windmill and water tank in Arizona

    The Southwest Hub teamed up with the Arizona Drought Monitoring Technical Committee, CLIMAS, the National Drought Mitigation Center and the National Weather Service to bring a Drought Monitoring and…