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How is a Drought Disaster Declared?

Current disaster designations: Automatic federal designation applies when, during the growing season, any portion of a county meets the D2 (Severe Drought) drought intensity value for 8 consecutive weeks – or a higher drought intensity value for any length of time as reported in the U.S. Drought Monitor.

07 Jul 2021: USDA Designates Teton County, Wyoming, as a Primary Natural Disaster Area
07 Jul 2021: USDA Designates Lincoln County, Wyoming, as a Primary Natural Disaster Area
11 May 2021: USDA Designates Two Wyoming Counties as Primary Natural Disaster Areas
10 May 2021: USDA Designates 19 Wyoming Counties as Primary Natural Disaster Areas

Water Rights Administration (State Engineer's Office Board of Control)