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ACF River Basin Drought Early Warning System

Conditions for the week of October 11-17

Abnormally dry conditions expanded southeastward from South Carolina into eastern Georgia to Morgan, Putnam, Baldwin, north Wilkinson, Washington, Jefferson, and Burke Counties. To the southwest, another area of abnormal dryness was introduced from Macon County to Colquitt County and close to the Florida and southeastern Alabama borders. Abnormally dry conditions were also expanded in western Alabama.

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U.S. Drought Monitor - ACF River Basin DEWS

As of October 17, 2017

Author: Jessica Blunden,NCEI/NOAA

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
10/17/2017
74.47%25.53%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Last Week
10/10/2017
100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Three Months Ago
7/18/2017
100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Start of Calendar Year
1/03/2017
18.02%81.98%61.08%31.08%9.25%0.00%
Start of Water Year
10/03/2017
100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
One Year Ago
10/18/2016
0.96%99.04%85.25%58.48%26.29%0.02%

Drought Intensities

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