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Severe drought retreats in NC, dry conditions expand in GA, FL

The latest Drought Monitor, released today, shows that abnormally dry (D0) conditions expanded in parts of Florida and in southern Georgia, but the severe drought in North Carolina decreased due to rain there this week. Rainfall this coming week could put a dent in both parts of the region, although…
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Severe drought introduced to the Carolinas

Because of the almost complete lack of rainfall coupled with high temperatures, today’s Drought Monitor has introduced an area of severe (D2) drought to eastern sections of North and South Carolina and moderate (D1) has significantly expanded in Virginia and slightly in southern Florida. Not much improvement is expected this…
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Big expansion in drought in North Carolina

This week’s Drought Monitor, released this morning, shows that the area of moderate (D1) drought expanded significantly in North Carolina in the hot and dry conditions seen in the past couple of weeks. Drought also expanded in Florida, South Carolina, and Virginia. Small areas of abnormally dry (D0) conditions were…
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Dry conditions expand in VA

The latest Drought Monitor, released today, show that abnormally dry conditions (D0) have expanded in eastern Virginia as well as slight increases in the Carolinas and Florida, but there was little increase in drought overall. With almost no rain and temperatures well above normal in the next week, we can…
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