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Current N.C. Drought map as of September 1, 2015

Current County Advisories as of September 1, 2015


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Counties Under Current Advisory

D2 - Severe Drought

Cleveland County
Polk County
Rutherford County

Total: 3

D1 - Moderate Drought

Alamance County
Alexander County
Anson County
Avery County
Buncombe County
Burke County
Caldwell County
Catawba County
Chatham County
Cumberland County
Durham County
Edgecombe County
Franklin County
Gaston County
Granville County
Greene County
Halifax County
Harnett County
Haywood County
Henderson County
Iredell County
Jackson County
Johnston County
Lincoln County
Madison County
McDowell County
Mecklenburg County
Mitchell County
Nash County
Orange County
Person County
Sampson County
Transylvania County
Union County
Wayne County
Wilkes County
Wilson County
Yadkin County
Yancey County

Total: 39

D0 - Abnormally Dry

Ashe County
Bertie County
Bladen County
Brunswick County
Cabarrus County
Camden County
Caswell County
Chowan County
Clay County
Columbus County
Currituck County
Davidson County
Davie County
Duplin County
Forsyth County
Gates County
Graham County
Guilford County
Hertford County
Hoke County
Lee County
Lenoir County
Macon County
Martin County
Montgomery County
Moore County
Northampton County
Pasquotank County
Perquimans County
Pitt County
Randolph County
Richmond County
Robeson County
Rockingham County
Rowan County
Scotland County
Stanly County
Stokes County
Surry County
Swain County
Vance County
Wake County
Warren County
Washington County
Watauga County

Total: 45

Published by the NC Drought Management Advisory Council every Thursday.

Click on a county for county drought information or click on statewide information on all counties.