The U.S. drought monitor as an interactive map

The U.S. drought monitor as an interactive map
Credit: ESRI

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - You have heard Meteorologists/Climatologists talk about the western drought for years, actually for over a decade. Well ESRI has put together an interactive map allowing you to see how the drought has affected your county since 2000.

Click on the above link to go directly to ESRI'S link to the map. Once here you can pan to the area you want, zoom in to the county and click on the county you wish to visit. Here you can explore the timeline at the bottom of the page which allows the user to explore any week back to January 3, 2000. Moving your mouse along the timeline shows the drought intensity for any week. Clicking on the timeline to move the map to a new point in history.

All the data supplied is credited to the United States Drought Monitor.

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