Drought Update: Minor improvements for parts of the region
While the moderate drought is still present, this weeks rain will continue to help push us towards normal
GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - This morning’s drought monitor update is showing a shift in the right direction. The moderate drought status has been slimmed down to a narrower corridor from Edenton to Columbia southward towards Warsaw and Jacksonville. The rest of Eastern NC maintains an “abnormally dry” designation.
Additional rain today and tonight will help continue this trend towards “normal”. A few drops are also expected to fall Sunday, which will be included in next week’s update.
Rain likely. High 42F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph. Rain chance: 90%
Periods of rain. Low 39F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph. Rain chance: 90%
Patchy AM raindrops to afternoon sunshine. Cold and breezy. High 45F. Winds N at 12 to 20mph. Rain chance: 30% AM
Saturday - First Alert Weather Day
Sunny, breezy and bitter cold with sunrise temps around 21°, climbing to a high of 38°. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph.
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