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Ask the Expert: Understanding the U.S. Drought Monitor; a Q&A with Brian Fuchs

In this Ask the Expert, climatologist Brian Fuchs, National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, discusses the U.S. Drought Monitor, the USDA programs triggered by the Monitor data and how the data can be used to inform decision-making by America‘s agricultural producers.

What is the US Drought Monitor?

A comprehensive set of short videos explaining various aspects of the US Drought Monitor and how it is put together each week.

Ask Game & Fish

Paul, how does drought affect fish?

Forage, Pastures, and Grazing

[Video] Managing Cattle in Drought Conditions with Dr. Steve Paisley (2021)

A Little Observation Will Help Predict This Year's Forage Needs by Rachel Mealor & Mae Smith (2013)

#$@*&% DROUGHT IS HERE AGAIN! by Dallas Mount (2012)

Got drought? Property owners can reduce some effects through land management by Barton Stam (2007)

Lawns and Landscaping
Drought-Tolerant Lawn Species Help Reduce Water Use, Still Look Great by Chris Hilgert (2012)

The right plants in the right place: Water-wise landscaping by Jennifer Thompson (2012)

What if we had a drought and landscape plants didn't know it by Tom Heald (2007)

Barnyards & Backyards (B&B): a perfect resource for the small acreage landowner, new landowners or backyard enthusiast. The following are 'drought' related articles from B&B publications.

Weather & Climate Information
The NWS provies weather forecasts, warnings of hazardous weather, and other weathere-related products to organizations and the public for the purposes of protection, safety, and general information. Click on' the + sign to the right for a list of the 5 NWS offices that serve the people of Wyoming.

   Cheyenne Weather Service Office
   Riverton Weather Service Office
   Billings Weather Service Office (Sheridan County)
   Salt Lake City Weather Service Office (Uinta County)
   Rapid City Weather Service Office (Campbell, Crook, Weston Counties)

 

US Drought Monitor
US Drought Monitor
7-Day Precipitation Forecast
7-Day Precip Forecast
Modelled Soil Moisture
Soil Moisture
Reservoir Levels
Reservoir Levels
Basin Snow Water Equivalent
Basin Snow Water Equivalent
Modelled Snow Water Equivalent
Modelled Snow Water Equivalent
VegDri
VegDri
Grass Cast
Grass Cast
CoCoRaHS
CoCoRaHS
6-10 Day Precipitation
6-10 Day Outlook Precipitation
6-10 Day temperature
6-10 Day Outlook Temperature
8-14 Day Precipitation
8-14 Day Outlook Precipitation
8-14 Day temperature
8-14 Day Outlook Temperature
National Fire Danger
National Fire Danger Forecast