Overall Green alert Drought for Western USA-2021
in United States

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 4 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of mild to severe events.

GDACS ID DR 1014821
Name: Western USA-2021
Countries: United States
Start Date: End of Apr 2021
Duration: 236 days
Impact: Minor impact for agricultural drought in 18686 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 1140 | About casualties: 33 | Last hour: 0

Tormentas con fuertes vientos azotan varios estados en EEUU2021-12-16T16:39+0100.

OMAHA, Nebraska — Un poderoso sistema de tormentas atravesó el miércoles la región de las Grandes Llanuras y el centro-norte de Estados Unidos, lo que provocó el cierre de caminos en el occidente de Kansas, originó varias alertas de tornado
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Live Updates: High Winds Cause Power Outages Across Great Plains and M ... 2021-12-16T12:51+0100.

The deadly tornadoes that pummeled six states on Friday, killing more than 80 people and leaving dozens missing, came at the end of a year of compounding extreme weather events, from heat waves and hurricanes to flooding and wildfires. Scie
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High Winds Cause Power Outages Across Great Plains, Midwest: Live Upda ... 2021-12-16T12:34+0100.

The deadly tornadoes that pummeled six states on Friday, killing more than 80 people and leaving dozens missing, came at the end of a year of compounding extreme weather events, from heat waves and hurricanes to flooding and wildfires. Scie
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Tormentas atraviesan la región centro-norte de EEUU2021-12-16T03:52+0100.

OMAHA, Nebraska, EE.UU. (AP) — Un poderoso sistema de tormentas atravesó el miércoles la región de las Grandes Llanuras y el centro-norte de Estados Unidos, lo que provocó el cierre de caminos en el occidente de Kansas, originó varias alert
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (35), WMO (1), INFORM (2),