The Drought Monitor focuses on broad-scale conditions. Local conditions may vary. See accompanying text summary for forecast statements.
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Drought-free conditions continued this week on both St. Thomas and St. John, though some dryness exists at 9- and 12-month time scales at St. John. Short- and long-term moderate drought continued this week at St. Croix.
How is drought affecting you? Submit drought impact and condition reports via the Drought Impact Reporter.
The U.S. Drought Monitor is produced through a partnership between the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the United States Department of Agriculture, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
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University of Nebraska-Lincoln
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P.O. Box 830988
Lincoln, NE 68583–0988
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