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Webinar: Pacific Northwest Drought Early Warning System Drought & Climate Outlook Webinar
Monday, 14 December 2020, 2:00
Monday, December 14, 2020. 2:00 PM. Webinar: Pacific Northwest Drought Early Warning System Drought & Climate Outlook Webinar. John Abatzoglou, UC-Merced; Andrea Bair, NWS Western Region; Daniel Leavell, Oregon State University, Bart Nijssen, University of Washington. Sponsored by National Integrated Drought Information System, Climate Impacts Research Consortium, USDA Northwest Climate Hub, National Weather Service. More information here.
According to the December 1, 2020 U.S. Drought Monitor, 40.6% of the Pacific Northwest Drought Early Warning System (DEWS) is in drought, including 13.2% in Extreme Drought (D3). Will the drought continue through fall and winter? Find out the latest on conditions, climate outlook, and watch the following presentations:
- How Landowners Can Assess to Address Post-Fire Erosion or Landslide Damage
- Potential to Homes, Property, or Infrastructure
- Partner Opportunities for a New NIDIS Funded Grant to Improve Drought Impact Indicators in the PNW.
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.