U.S. Drought Monitor
Map released: Thurs. September 16, 2021
Data valid: September 14, 2021 at 8 a.m. EDT

Intensity

  • None
  • D0 (Abnormally Dry)
  • D1 (Moderate Drought)
  • D2 (Severe Drought)
  • D3 (Extreme Drought)
  • D4 (Exceptional Drought)
  • No Data

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The Drought Monitor focuses on broad-scale conditions. Local conditions may vary. See accompanying text summary for forecast statements.

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Southeast Drought Summary

Patches of abnormal dryness (D0) stretched from coastal Georgia to the piedmont of Virginia, with generally minor changes from the previous week. On September 12, the U.S. Department of Agriculture reported that North Carolina led the region with topsoil moisture rated very short to short (47%) and pastures rated very poor to poor (22%).

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