Drought Maps and Rain Forecast Maps

Today’s regular GeoCurrents post mentions that this winter has been very dry in California. If any readers are interested in finding maps on drought conditions in the United States, I recommend Drought Monitor. One can find a variety of maps here, some covering the entire U.S., and others focused on specific regions.

As can be seen from the second map, California’s snowpack is currently very light. The U.S. Weather Service, however, is forecasting a series of… – Read More