Drought

Drought
Forecast calls for drought in central North Carolina
A forecast from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says drought is likely to develop in central North Carolina through September. Thu, 07/02/2015 - 8:53pm
All of NC out of drought, dry conditions for first time in three years
For the first time in more than three years, North Carolina is not experiencing drought or abnormally dry conditions, according to the NC Department of Environment and Natural Resources. Thu, 06/13/2013 - 3:33pm
Drought returns to Southeastern North Carolina
Parts of Brunswick and New Hanover County are again classified under drought status, as rain continues to elude the coast. Thu, 07/26/2012 - 1:33pm
National drought a double-edged sword for NC farmers
The drought across much of the country is threatening to drive up the price of a lot of the food we eat. Here in the Cape Fear it's a double-edged sword for corn farmers.Demand is high for their product, but the heat is taking a toll on the crop as well. Thu, 07/19/2012 - 9:12pm
US drought grows to cover widest area since 1956
A new report shows the drought gripping the United States is the widest since 1956. Mon, 07/16/2012 - 5:00pm
Drought conditions return to North Carolina for first time since May
Drought has returned to North Carolina for the first time in more than a month, due to below normal rainfall and record-breaking temperatures. Thu, 07/05/2012 - 4:26pm
North Carolina drought free
North Carolina is finally drought free. The Drought Management Advisory Council says no part of the state is experiencing drought conditions. That's the first time that's happened in nearly two years. Thu, 06/07/2012 - 4:05pm
Panel says wild weather worsens
Freakish weather disasters - from the sudden October snowstorm in the Northeast US to the record floods in Thailand - are striking more often. And global warming is likely to spawn more similar weather extremes at a huge cost, says a draft summary of an international climate report obtained by The Associated Press. Tue, 11/01/2011 - 1:03pm
Despite rainfall, new numbers still show extreme drought
Rainfall over the past week has not done much to reverse the dry weather we've seen since Spring. Thu, 07/28/2011 - 1:34pm
Gov. Perdue declares State of Emergency in eastern NC
Gov. Bev Perdue has declares a State of Emergency for much of eastern North Carolina because of wildfires and the threat of continued dry conditions. Sat, 06/25/2011 - 5:42pm