Rainfall Doesn't Do Much For Drought

Consecutive days of rainfall has many across Eastern Carolina hopeful we'll get out of the drought. But experts say the past few days may be nothing but a drop in the bucket.

Trenches were filled with water Thursday morning and many ECU students popped open their umbrellas for the first time in a long time. It rained off and on throughout the day and our team of meteorologists expect more over the weekend. ECU hydrologist Mike O'Driscoll says that any rain is good during what Governor Mike Easley is calling the worst drought in state history. But he also says we're going to need a lot more.

Greenville has gotten just a little under two and a half inches of rain in the past few days