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Webinar: The Developing El Niño and the Ongoing Drought in the Southwest

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Wednesday, 24 October 2018, 12:00

Wednesday, October 24, 2018. 12:00PM. Webinar: The Developing El Niño and the Ongoing Drought in the Southwest. Elizabeth Weight, NIDIS; Gerry Bell, NWS Climate Prediction Center; David Simeral, Desert Research Institute/DRI, Western Regional Climate Center/WRCC. Sponsored by NOAA. More information here.


What does El Niño mean for the exceptional drought in the Southwest? This webinar will provide an El Niño overview and share up-to-date information on the long-term drought, its impacts, and how El Niño may influence temperature and precipitation in the region, which includes portions of Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah. The webinar series is a collaboration of NIDIS, NWS, Western Water Assessment (WWA, a NOAA RISA), Climate Assessment for the Southwest (CLIMAS, a NOAA RISA), Western Regional Climate Center (WRCC), USDA Southwest Climate Hub, the National Drought Mitigation Center, state climatologists, universities and other drought experts.

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