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U.S. Drought Monitor - Coastal Carolinas DEWS

U.S. Drought Monitor - Coastal Carolinas DEWS
U.S. Drought Monitor - Coastal Carolinas DEWS
Drought Conditions (Percent Area)
WeekNoneD0-D4D1-D4D2-D4D3-D4D4
Current
3/21/2017
55.09%44.91%9.68%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Last Week
3/14/2017
81.21%18.79%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Three Months Ago
12/20/2016
74.47%25.53%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Start of Calendar Year
1/03/2017
74.47%25.53%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
One Year Ago
3/22/2016
99.50%0.50%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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Conditions for the week of March 15-21

Moderate drought (D1) is affecting the coastal areas straddling North and South Carolina, with abnormal dryness (D0) noted on most of the South Carolina coast.

Read more about the Coastal Carolinas Drought Early Warning System