Nebraska is no stranger to drought conditions. Droughts are naturally occurring events that result from less than normal precipitation. While droughts are normal, they can affect people, communities, and the environment, especially when water use exceeds supply.
Current Nebraska Drought Monitor Map
D0 (Abnormally Dry)
D1 (Moderate Drought
D2 (Severe Drought)
D3 (Extreme Drought)
D4 (Exceptional Drought)
David Miskus, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC
Use the categories below to find resources related to drought.
State and National Drought Resources
US Drought Monitor
National Drought Mitigation Center
National Drought Mitigation Center, housed at UNL, helps people understand and prepare for drought.