Current Drought Conditions

The images below are provided by the National Drought Mitigation Center in Lincoln, Nebraska and the Climate Prediction Center. Each image is an interpretation of the current drought's magnitude, spatial scale, and associative outlooks and impacts on crops. At the bottom of the page is a graph displaying the categorical percentage of drought across the Commonwealth at any point over the past year.
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Kentucky Drought Monitor

National Drought Monitor

National Drought Outlook

Crop Moisture Index

Palmer Drought Index

Precipitation Needed

Extra Drought Information