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Friday, April 1, 2011
Drought Continues in Southern Rockies and High Plains
Red = less than 10% of average precipitation; deep red = less than 5%
Map from NOAA
Extremely dry conditions continue in the Southwest. And, the chances for substantial rain the next 15 days appear low. The map below is generated by the NWS GFS model and it shows areas where one inch or more (green) of precipitation is expected. No substantial moisture is predicted in the stricken areas.