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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources and the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, along with other State and Federal partners, will be hosting a Zoom Webinar to update stakeholders on current and projected conditions in Iowa. Statewide conditions will be discussed, with the focus on western and northwestern portions of the state. Information on joining the webinar is included below. Presenters will be available for questions during the meeting, and presentation materials will be posted after the meeting.
Introductions and Objectives
Tim Hall, Hydrology Resources Coordinator
Iowa Department of Natural Resources
Mike Naig, Secretary of Agriculture
Iowa Dept. of Ag and Land Stewardship
Winter 2021 Precipitation and Climatology
Justin Glisan, Ph.D., State Climatologist of Iowa
Current Streamflow Conditions
Jon Nania, Deputy Director for Operations
USGS Central Midwest Water Science Center
Current Groundwater Conditions
Chad Fields, Water Allocation & Use Modeling
2021 Spring Flood Outlook
Jeff Zogg, Senior Service Hydrologist
NOAA/National Weather Service
Climate Outlooks for 2021
Dennis Todey, Director
USDA Midwest Climate Hub
Questions and Discussion
When: Mar 4, 2021 01:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
Topic: Drought Conditions Update
Please click the link below to join the webinar:
Or iPhone one-tap: US: +12532158782,,81921728877# or +13462487799,,81921728877#
Or Telephone: Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
US: +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833 or +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 929 436 2866
Webinar ID: 819 2172 8877
The Iowa DNR, in collaboration with the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, held a virtual meeting on January 13 to discuss current drought conditions in Iowa and particularly in western Iowa.
Water Summary Update is a quick view of four ways to explain the status of Iowa’s water resources and observes events affecting water supplies. It will be published every two weeks or as conditions significantly change. It is prepared by the Iowa DNR in collaboration with the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, the U.S. Geological Survey, and The Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division.
For archived Water Summary Reports, please visit the
State Library of Iowa's website and search for "Water Summary Update."
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Crop Progress and Conditionhttps://www.nass.usda.gov/Statistics_by_State/Iowa/Publications/Crop_Progress_&_Condition/USGS Iowa Drought Watchhttp://ia.water.usgs.gov/drought/index.html
Drought Q & A from the USGS
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