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What is a flash drought?

Weather Watcher

I spend some time looking over weather and climate research sites. Generally, there’s something interesting that captures my attention. These are things that I like to share with you. Recently, I came across the term “flash drought.” I had never heard this term before.

The National Weather Service’s (NWS) Climate Prediction Center defines a flash drought as “an event during which an area experienc...

 

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