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Elsa Helps Ease Drought Conditions Across Much Of N.C.

Elsa Helps Ease Drought Conditions Across Much Of N.C.

(NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NETWORK) — Weather watchers say the recent Tropical Storm Elsa did help with the water table. State Climatologist Corey Davis says the impact from the soaking rain was widespread. The current state drought map shows about a fourth of the state’s counties — in parts of western, northwestern and west central North…read more »

Dry Conditions Ease Locally, But Nearby In Central N.C.

Dry Conditions Ease Locally, But Nearby In Central N.C.

Wayne County remains thoroughly hydrated thanks to recent rains.  However, dry and drought conditions are not far off.  This week’s map from the U.S. Drought Monitor shows Wayne County, as well as Lenoir County, remain free of drought.  However, just to the west, much of Central North Carolina is still listed as “Abnormally Dry.”  There…read more »

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 »

Next Drought Map To Show Impacts Of Last Week’s Rain

Next Drought Map To Show Impacts Of Last Week’s Rain

(NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NEWTOWRK) — While spring rains this year were few and far between, rainfalls in recent days are leading to hope that drought conditions will be eased. State Climatologist Corey Davis says that the summer months usually don’t have consistent rainfall. Davis says those rains the last few days are helping the drought…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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