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EDDI: A Powerful Tool For Early Drought Warning

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Imtiaz Rangwala, Mike Hobbins, Joseph Barsugli, and Candida Dewes, 2015-12, EDDI: A Powerful Tool For Early Drought Warning: WWA 2-pager document .

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This 2-pager describes the Evaporative Demand Drought Index (EDDI), which is a drought index that can serve as an indicator of both rapidly evolving “flash” droughts (developing over a few weeks) and sustained droughts (developing over months but lasting up to years).

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