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Current N.C. Drought map as of September 29, 2015

Current County Advisories as of September 29, 2015

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Counties Under Current Advisory

D2 - Severe Drought

Catawba County
Cleveland County
Gaston County
Lincoln County

Total: 4

D1 - Moderate Drought

Alexander County
Anson County
Buncombe County
Burke County
Edgecombe County
Harnett County
Haywood County
Henderson County
Iredell County
Jackson County
Johnston County
Lee County
Mecklenburg County
Rutherford County
Sampson County
Transylvania County
Union County
Wayne County
Wilson County

Total: 19

D0 - Abnormally Dry

Alamance County
Avery County
Bladen County
Brunswick County
Cabarrus County
Caldwell County
Chatham County
Columbus County
Cumberland County
Davidson County
Davie County
Duplin County
Durham County
Forsyth County
Franklin County
Graham County
Granville County
Greene County
Guilford County
Halifax County
Hoke County
Lenoir County
Macon County
Madison County
McDowell County
Mitchell County
Montgomery County
Moore County
Nash County
Orange County
Person County
Pitt County
Polk County
Randolph County
Richmond County
Robeson County
Rowan County
Scotland County
Stanly County
Stokes County
Surry County
Swain County
Wake County
Yadkin County
Yancey 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.