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Drought expands in western Virginia

The latest Drought Monitor, released this week Thursday, shows that while most of the Southeast remains free of dry conditions, the moderate (D1) drought in Virginia expanded quite a bit and abnormally dry conditions (D0) expanded in western North Carolina. Those areas have been largely bypassed by all the rain…
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NIDIS Launches New Interactive Maps on

NIDIS is pleased to announce two new interactive features on that will make it easier for decision makers and the public across the U.S. to share timely, reliable drought information. First, new customization and sharing options for all maps make it easier than ever to create custom, high-quality maps to include…
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Potential TS 6 headed for Florida

As of 11 pm tonight, Potential Tropical Storm 6 (soon to be known as Fred) is moving west into the Caribbean and then NW towards the Florida peninsula. Of course, since it is not even a named storm yet, there is a lot of uncertainty about where this storm will…
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