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U.S. Drought Monitor now provides county-level drought statistics

The USDM expanded its website capabilities in late June with the addition of county-level statistics on drought to their maps. When you go to their current map at and click down through region to state map and then click on your county, you will see a table of drought…
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Patchwork of drought status changes this week

The latest Drought Monitor, released this morning, shows a patchwork of improvements and degradations across the region depending on whether an area got hit or missed by the spotty rains. Overall, the percent of the region affected by drought had only minor changes. You can see the change map at…
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NCSCO: The Tropics Come A-Colin

The North Carolina State Climate Office posted a blog story earlier this week about short-lived TS Colin, which formed near South Carolina and moved along the coast into North Carolina before it dissipated less than 24 hours after it formed. You can read more at The Tropics Come A-Colin –…
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