Tuesday, November 30, 2021

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Recent Rains Ease Drought Conditions In Wayne County

Recent Rains Ease Drought Conditions In Wayne County

Drought conditions have eased in Wayne County. This time last month, there was concern about drought settling in for the summer. But an onslaught of rain has changed all that. According to this week’s map from the U.S. Drought Monitor, the dry or drought conditions have disappeared in Wayne and Lenoir counties. However, a large swath of Central…read more »

Conditions Improve But Wayne County Still Listed As “Abnormally Dry”

Conditions Improve But Wayne County Still Listed As “Abnormally Dry”

Drought conditions persist throughout much of North Carolina despite the heavy rains over the past few weeks.  According to the latest map from the U.S. Drought Monitor, the conditions in Wayne and Lenoir counties have improved slightly over the past week.  Both Wayne and Lenoir counties are now listed as “Abnormally Dry.”  Much of the…read more »

Wayne County Now Listed In “Moderate Drought”

Wayne County Now Listed In “Moderate Drought”

More of North Carolina is waiting for some significant rainfall. According to this week’s map from the U.S. Drought Monitor, drought conditions have spread north into the central and eastern areas of our state. Wayne, Lenoir and surrounding counties area are now listed as being in “Moderate Drought.”  read more »

Wayne, Surrounding Counties Listed As “Abnormally Dry”

Wayne, Surrounding Counties Listed As “Abnormally Dry”

Drought conditions are creeping into North Carolina.  The map released last week by the U.S. Drought Monitor shows much of Central and Eastern North Carolina is abnormally dry, including Wayne and neighboring counties.  The southernmost area of the state is already listed in moderate drought.  The latest forecast from the National Weather Service shows only…read more »

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