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Latest Drought Information Statement for NWS Miami-South Florida


South Florida Water Management District
For information on water restrictions, area residents are encouraged to call the SFWMD’s toll-free Water Shortage Hotline at 1-800-662-8876 or contact their regional SFWMD service center. 
What is Drought?
Current Conditions
Drought Assessment Tools
National Drought Page
Latest Drought Monitor Status For Florida:  
Latest Keetch Bryam Drought Index (KBDI):  

Florida drought index

Latest Seasonal Drought Outlook (and Discussion):  


Other Useful Links:

National Precipitation and Florida Precipitation page
30-day Accumulated Precipitation Percent of Normal
90-day Accumulated Precipitation Percent of Normal
Lake Okeechobee Hydrologic Summary
Lake Okeechobee Lake Level Graphic
Graphical Depth of Lake Okeechobee
Soil Moisture Information
Standardized Precipitation Index
Fisheating Creek Status
Florida Wildland Fire  Information page


Palmer Drought Severity Index-Long Term Meteorological Conditions  
Palmer Crop Moisture Index-Short-term Drought
South Florida Fire Potential-(Keetch-Byram Drought Index)
South Florida Wells Conditions  

Monthly and Seasonal CPC Outlooks:

1-Month Temperature Outlook
1-Month Temperature Outlook
1-Month Precipitation Outlook
1- Month Precipitation Outlook