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DROUGHT GRIPS NEARLY HALF OF U.S.

March 13, 2000 — DROUGHT AND FLOOD WEB SITES

NOAA's Office of Hydrology—provides current and historical data and will lead you to NOAA's Hydrologic Information Center, which has current hydrologic conditions, including flood and drought conditions.

NOAA's Drought Information Center

Palmer Drought Index Map

Crop Moisture Index Map

Precipitation Needed to End Drought

U.S. Threats Assessment


Calculated Soil Moisture Maps

Seasonal Forecasts

Precipitation Time Series

The National Drought Mitigation Center provides information to help people and institutions reduce vulnerability to drought, stressing prevention and risk management.

Daily and Weekly Precipitation Maps

Flood Web Links

National Hydrologic Assessment — Flood Potential

Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Services

NOAA Media Contacts:
Curtis Carey, NWS public affairs, (301) 713-0622.

Greg Hernandez, NOAA public affairs, (202) 482-3091.