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Illinois Drought

State of Illinois Drought Preparedness and Response Plan

State of Illinois Drought Preparedness and Response Plan documentState of Illinois Drought Preparedness and Response Plan - Adopted by the State Water Plan Task Force, Oct. 12, 2011

The goal of Illinois' Drought Preparedness and Response Plan is to assist community and state officials and the public with information and tools that promote better decision-making in water supply planning and reduce drought-related impacts, water competition, and conflicts of use.

 

General Drought Information

ISWS Monitoring Information

Current Climate Conditions in Illinois (Illinois State Climatologist) - Climate maps and graphs for Illinois, for precipitation, snowfall, mean temperature, low temperature, and more. These products are updated by 10:30 AM central time.

Daily Weather Data (Water and Atmospheric Resources Monitoring Program) - Daily Weather Data from the Water and Atmospheric Resources Monitoring Program.

Illinois Water and Climate Summary (Water and Atmospheric Resources Monitoring Program) - The Illinois Water and Climate Summary is a monthly summary publication issued by the WARM Program on some of the data collected by the networks within the WARM domain. Full descriptions of each set of data presented are available for weather and climate information, soil moisture information, surface water information, and ground-water information. There is also an archive of old summaries.

 
Drought-related Information for Illinois

USGS Streamflow Conditions Map (United States Geological Survey) - The USGS Drought Watch For Illinois page, including the Illinois Streamflow Conditions Map.

USGS Streamflow Index Stations for Illinois (United States Geological Survey) - Daily mean discharge graphs for 3 U.S. Geological Survey streamflow-gaging stations in Illinois. Graphs represent 1 year of data from today's date and are updated daily (weekdays only).

US Drought Monitor (National Drought Mitigation Center) - The U.S. Drought Monitor focuses on broad-scale conditions. Local conditions may vary. The data cutoff for Drought Monitor maps is Tuesday at 8 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The maps, which are based on analysis of the data, are released each Thursday at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time.

USGS Below Normal Streamflow Map (United States Geological Survey) - Current water resources conditions, including a map of below normal 7-day average streamflow compared to historical streamflow for the day of the year for Illinois.

NOAA's 5-day precipitation forecast (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) - Quantitative Precipitation Forecasts from the National Weather Service's Hydrometeorological Prediction Center.

US National Drought Watch (United States Geological Survey) - USGS state information on drought including a map of below normal 7-day average streamflow compared to historical streamflow for the day of the year.

 

Contacts


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Champaign, IL 61820-7463
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