The state table below highlights common impacts reported in the state. For more impact details, please visit the Drought Impact Reporter.
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| D0 ||Streamflow is low|
| D1 ||Crops are stressed; farmers begin to conserve water|
|Fire danger increases|
|Reservoir levels decline; lake banks are exposed; streamflow continues to decrease |
| D2 ||Planting is delayed; ranchers are feeding cattle; hay is scarce|
|Agriculture sector is suffering|
|Trees and plants show stress|
|Strict water rationing is implemented|
| D3 ||Cattle have ittle feed; crops are dying|
|Daily lives are altered; school schedules are affected; businesses close|
|Mosquito-borne disease outbreak possible|
|Tree phenology altered|
|Water rationing expands; water is being trucked in; water quality is poor; aquifers are shrinking|
| D4 ||Puerto Rico has had little or no experience in D4 so no impacts have been recorded at that level in the Drought Impact Reporter|