A LIS blog post was recently published describing the new QuickDRI drought index.

The NOAA/EMC and NASA/GSFC NLDAS teams have published a white paper, which describes the vision for all LDAS systems at NCEP.

From 13Z 19 Feb 2018 to 12Z 21 Feb 2018, the NLDAS-2 hourly operational forcing "A" datasets had zero precipitation over all of CONUS and Mexico.