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Two New Drought Tools and Current Status Update (North Central U.S.) Webinar
May 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
On May 11th at 2pm CDT/1pm MDT NOAA will be holding a webinar highlighting two newer drought tools that may be useful to you. The first is called “Grass-Cast” and is focused on range and pasture lands and providing an outlook on conditions ( https://grasscast.unl.edu/). Dannele Peck (USDA Northern Plains Ag. Climate Hub) will provide an overview of the tool.
The second new tool is “Groundwater and Soil Moisture Conditions from GRACE-FO Data Assimilation for the Contiguous U.S. and Global Land”. https://nasagrace.unl.edu/Default.aspx
This satellite-derived information not only shows current conditions but has a forecast component as well (U.S. only). Matthew Rodell (NASA) will provide the briefing.
The final segment will include a current state of drought across the North-Central U.S. region. Becky Bolinger, state of Colorado Climate Office) will provide the presentation.
Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8591045505276573708