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Drought conditions at Fontana Lake, North Carolina


Current streamflow conditions in North Carolina.

Current streamflow conditions map.
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USGS Water Science Centers are located in each state.

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Additional Sources of Drought Information

North Carolina Drought Management Advisory Council

Current Drought News

Current Drought Conditions

Drought Monitoring (NC Division of Water Resources)
Drought Indicator Wells (NC Division of Water Resources)

US Drought Portal (National Integrated Drought Information System)

National Drought Mitigation Center

Drought Monitor - A synthesis of multiple indices, outlooks and news accounts, that represents a consensus of federal and academic scientists.
Drought Monitor for North Carolina
Drought Monitor for the Southeast Region
Drought Impact Reporter - An interactive web-based mapping tool that compiles and displays state and county level drought impact information from media, government agencies, and the public.

U.S. Geological Survey

Drought Watch - Map of below normal 7-day average streamflow compared to historical streamflow for the day of the year.
Month-End Conditions Report for North Carolina - Monthly Precipitation, streamflow, and ground water levels for selected locations in North Carolina.
FAQ: The Hydrology of Drought
USGS: Groundwater and Drought - USGS groundwater activities related to drought.
SIR 2005–5053 - The Drought of 1998–2002 in North Carolina — Precipitation and Hydrologic Conditions
OFR 93–642 - Drought

North Carolina Cooperative Extension Drought Information

Southeast Regional Climate Center Drought Information

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/National Weather Service

Climate Prediction Center
Climate Prediction Center Drought Assessment
Climate Prediction Center Drought Monitoring - Palmer Drought Severity Index (PDSI) and Crop Moisture Index (CMI)

Preparing for Drought in the 21st Century - Report of the National Drought Policy Commission


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