Drought

Drought Monitor - FL

Drought Monitor displays the long-term drought conditions. The long-term drought is defined by a rainfall deficit for a significant period of time over an area.

KBDI

Keetch-Byram drought index (KBDI) is a continuous reference scale for estimating the dryness of the soil and duff layers.The range of the index is determined by assuming that there is 8 inches of moisture in a saturated soil that is readily available to the vegetation. Updated once every day at 1:15 p.m. Eastern/12:15 p.m. Central (Standard) or 2:15 p.m. Eastern/1:00 p.m. Central (Daylight Saving)

Seasonal Drought Outlook

Seasonal Drought Outlook map shows the forecasted drought conditions.

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