The 2016 southeastern US drought: an extreme departure from centennial wetting and cooling

Park Williams1, Benjamin I Cook2, Jason E Smerdon3, Daniel A Bishop4, Richard Seager1 and Justin S Mankin1, (1)Lamont -Doherty Earth Observatory, Palisades, NY, United States, (2)National Aeronautics and Space Administration Goddard Institute for Space Studies, New York, United States, (3)Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Palisades, United States, (4)Columbia University of New York, Earth and Environmental Sciences, New York, NY, United States