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Intermountain West Drought Early Warning System -
In support of the National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS), our office regularly monitors drought and climate conditions in the Intermountain West (CO, WY, UT, AZ, NM). Our monitoring efforts include a weekly summary and assessment of conditions and a recommendation to the U.S. Drought Monitor.

December 4, 2018 NIDIS IMW Summary -
With the end of November, the Intermountain West has now experienced two consecutive months of below average temperatures. The start of December has brought more cold and an abundance of high elevation snow accumulations. With snowpack in some areas continuing to show the promise of a better season, drought improvements are following...

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