NOAA responds to Americans' call for shorter-term drought forecasts (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, USA)

NOAA responds to Americans' call for shorter-term drought forecasts (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, USA)

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29 July 2013
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On June 27, the President's Climate Action Plan called upon federal agencies to help communities around the nation become more resilient to and prepared for weather and climate extremes, such as drought. To further this call to action, NOAA this week added a new product to its toolkit that will give more timely and accurate drought predictions across the United States.

The new forecast-NOAA's monthly drought outlook-adds to the seasonal predictions issued by NOAA's Climate Prediction Center, and complements the weekly drought condition updates via the U.S. Drought Monitor. >> More

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