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A Dry Winter Brings Drought to the US

By late February 2018, an estimated 55 percent of the continental U.S. was classified as abnormally dry.


NASA Earth Observatory images by Joshua Stevens, using data from the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Story by Mike Carlowicz.

Published March 1, 2018
Data acquired February 26 - 27, 2018

Sources:
GRACE
In situ Measurement
Model