65 NC counties in moderate drought

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RALEIGH, N.C. — 65 counties in North Carolina are now in a moderate drought.

The state’s drought monitor map:


You can see every county in our area is in a moderate drought, while the rest of the state is either abnormally dry or not in a state of drought at all.

Fall is normally one of the driest seasons.

In 7 of the last 10 years, North Carolina has had some type of drought during the fall.

For more information visit: http://www.ncdrought.org/