02/27/2020, 4:50 am EST

The Most Reliable U.S. Spring 2020 Flood and Drought Outlook

Current soil moisture conditions across the Central and East U.S. are similar to last year at this time…wettest on record. Soil moisture is the result of the long-term climate therefore short-term climate predictions can use past precipitation patterns causing similarly wet soils to project the season ahead anomalous precipitation.