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ACF River Basin Drought Early Warning System

Conditions for the week of October 10-16

Hurricane Michael rapidly intensified and slammed into the Florida Panhandle, bringing heavy rain, extreme winds, and a catastrophic storm surge. Rainfall totals of 3 to 7 inches were common along and near the storm’s path from eastern Alabama into western Georgia and the southern Appalachians. In some cases, a two-category reduction to the drought depiction was made where recent heavy rain has eradicated lingering dryness.

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U.S. Drought Monitor - ACF River Basin DEWS

U.S. Drought Monitor - ACF River Basin DEWS
U.S. Drought Monitor - ACF River Basin DEWS
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
10/16/2018
94.12%5.88%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Last Week
10/09/2018
62.24%37.76%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Three Months Ago
7/17/2018
100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Start of Calendar Year
1/02/2018
4.33%95.67%53.83%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Start of Water Year
10/02/2018
74.34%25.66%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
One Year Ago
10/17/2017
74.47%25.53%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Drought Intensities

  •       None: No Drought
  •       D0: Abnormally Dry
  •       D1: Moderate Drought
  •       D2: Severe Drought
  •       D3: Extreme Drought
  •       D4: Exceptional Drought
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