National Weather Service http://hppr.org en High Plains Drought Outlook http://hppr.org/post/high-plains-drought-outlook <p></p><p>Recent rains across the High Plains gave hope that the drought’s grip may be lessening.&nbsp; However, that was quickly extinguished by the extended forecast released by <strong><a href="http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/products/expert_assessment/seasonal_drought.html">National Weather Service</a></strong>.&nbsp;</p><p>At a glance, the forecast map shows drought conditions will persist or intensify across the listening region.&nbsp; The only exception is the extreme western portion of the Texas Panhandle.&nbsp; The seasonal drought outlook is valid through October 18.</p> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 05:01:02 +0000 Cindee Talley 19264 at http://hppr.org High Plains Drought Outlook