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Coastal Carolinas Drought Early Warning System

Conditions for the week of May 15-21, 2019

Coastal sections from North Carolina to Georgia have had precipitation deficits mounting for the last 4 months.  Abnormally dry (D0) conditons expanded in the eastern Carolinas and western Georgia.

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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
5/21/2019
19.23%80.77%30.51%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Last Week
5/14/2019
43.82%56.18%28.26%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Three Months Ago
2/19/2019
78.69%21.31%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Start of Calendar Year
1/01/2019
100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
One Year Ago
5/22/2018
74.01%25.99%3.82%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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