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Current Drought Conditions

Current Drought Conditions Are Normal

Current conditions are normal according to the drought Index calculated by the Department. This Index is intended primarily for guidance to public and private water suppliers and withdrawals. If you are experiencing a water shortage, please contact your local agricultural extension or DEC regional office.


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