North Carolina
Drought Management Advisory Council

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December 3, 2019

Drought Classifications

D0 - Abnormally Dry
D1 - Moderate Drought
D2 - Severe Drought
D3 - Extreme Drought
D4 - Exceptional Drought

S - Short-Term impacts, typically less than 6 months (e.g. agriculture, grasslands)
L - Long-Term impacts, typically greater than 6 months (e.g. hydrology, ecology)

Drought History (from the United States Drought Monitor)