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Webinar: Pacific Northwest Drought Early Warning System Drought & Climate Outlook
Monday, 27 April 2020, 2:00
Monday, April 27, 2020. 2:00PM. Webinar: Pacific Northwest Drought Early Warning System Drought & Climate Outlook. Nicolas Bond, Office of the Washington State Climatologist; Robin Fox, WFO Spokane; Oriana Chegwidden, University of Washington; Kelly Smith, National Drought Mitigation Center. Sponsored by National Integrated Drought Information System, Climate Impacts Research Consortium, USDA Northwest Climate Hub, National Weather Service. More information here.
According to the April 7, 2020 U.S. Drought Monitor, 28% of the Pacific Northwest Drought Early Warning System (DEWS) is in Moderate (D1) or Severe (D2) Drought. Stepping back, the PNW has had areas of drought since mid-December 2019. What are the impacts? What about the outlook for the rest of April and spring? Find out in the April 27 Webinar.
These webinars provide the region's stakeholders and interested parties with timely information on current and developing drought conditions as well as climatic events like El Niño and La Niña. Speakers will also discuss the impacts of these conditions on things such as wildfires, floods, disruption to water supply and ecosystems, as well as impacts to affected industries like agriculture, tourism, and public health.