North Carolina Drought Advisory
Released: May 16, 2013
The North Carolina Drought Advisory issued by the Drought Management Advisory Council has been updated to reflect drought conditions on May 14, 2013 indicated on the weekly U.S. Drought Monitor of North Carolina. Until further notice, the NCDMAC strongly urges the implementation of drought response actions, for all water users located in or dependent on water resources from the areas of the state experiencing the following drought conditions:
- (DO) Impending drought conditions (abnormally dry conditions).
Drought Classification and Response Actions
D0 - Abnormally Dry
The NCDMAC requests all water users in the counties that are indicated on the US Drought Monitor Map as suffering from Abnormally Dry (D0) conditions to closely monitor their water supply source for diminished capacity and take precautions to prepare for impending drought conditions.
- Review and be prepared to implement your Water Shortage Response Plans at the appropriate time.
- Participate, as appropriate, in regional and local coordination for the management of water resources.
- Stay informed on drought conditions and advisories (www.ncdrought.org).