National Weather Service Climate Prediction Center http://hppr.org en Drought improvements in August but unlikely in the fall http://hppr.org/post/drought-improvements-august-unlikely-fall <p>The High Plains are continuing to benefit from a stalled weather front along lower sections of the central Plains, which is serving as a focus for continued precipitation.&nbsp; As a result, the monthly drought outlook map from the <a href="http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/products/expert_assessment/monthly_drought.html">Climate Prediction Center</a> (see first slide above) shows improvement across the HPPR coverage area though August.</p> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 05:00:01 +0000 Quentin Hope 20192 at http://hppr.org Drought improvements in August but unlikely in the fall