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DroughtMonitor@unl.edu

U.S. Drought Monitor
National Drought Mitigation Center
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
P.O. Box 830988
Lincoln, NE 68583-0988
P) 402-472-6707
F) 402-472-2946

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The National Drought Mitigation Center sends an automated email each week including:

  • the latest U.S. Drought Monitor map and narrative
  • the percentage of the country in drought
  • a map showing what changed in the past week

The NDMC uses the same list for press releases about drought, as warranted by changing conditions. To receive these updates, please subscribe to the DMUpdate list here.

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U.S. Drought Monitor Authors


For more information about this week's U.S. Drought Monitor map, please contact:

Contact information for other authors:

  • Deborah Bathke
    National Drought Mitigation Center
    (402) 472-6199
  • Jessica Blunden
    National Centers for Environmental Information
    (828) 271-4620
  • Chris Fenimore
    National Centers for Environmental Information
    (828) 271-4146
  • Brian Fuchs
    National Drought Mitigation Center
    (402) 472-6775
  • Richard Heim
    National Centers for Environmental Information
    (828) 271-4682
  • Eric Luebehusen
    U.S. Department of Agriculture
    (202) 720-3361
  • David Miskus
    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
    (301) 683-3453
  • Brad Pugh
    Climate Prediction Center
    (301) 683-3410
  • Curtis Riganti
    National Drought Mitigation Center
    (402) 472-8165
  • Brad Rippey
    U.S. Department of Agriculture
    (202) 720-2397
  • David Simeral
    Western Regional Climate Center
    (775) 674-7132