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South Carolina Current Drought Status

State Climate Office                
NEWS RELEASE          DNR News 803-667-0696
January 22, 2013

South Drought Response Committee Conference Call

The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources will conduct a South Carolina Drought Response Committee Conference Call on Thursday, January 31, at 10:00 AM. The purpose of the drought conference call is to evaluate the drought status statewide. The committee will review climatic data, streamflow and lake level data, and drought impacts.

Contact South Carolina's State Climatologist, Dr. Hope Mizzell, at (803) 734-9568 or e-mail at mizzellh@dnr.sc.gov for more information.

Directions for calling into the conference are provided below:

Scheduled Conference Date: Thursday January 31, 2013

Scheduled Start Time: 10:00 AM

Dial-in Number: 1-605-475-4700

Participant Access Code: 952805#

DNR protects and manages South Carolina's natural resources by making wise and balanced decisions for the benefit of the state's natural resources and its people. Find out more about DNR at the DNR Web site.

South Carolina Drought Map for December 11, 2012

For previously issued drought statements see the archived status reports.

Table of all counties and drought status.
Drought Response Committee Meeting Sign-In sheet.

Drought Status Table

Current Drought Status by County
Normal Incipient Moderate Severe Extreme
County
Status
County
Status
County
Status
County
Status
County
Status
ABBEVILLE
Severe
AIKEN
Severe
ALLENDALE
Moderate
ANDERSON
Severe
BAMBERG
Moderate
BARNWELL
Severe
BEAUFORT
Incipient
BERKELEY
Moderate
CALHOUN
Moderate
CHARLESTON
Incipient
CHEROKEE
Moderate
CHESTER
Moderate
CHESTERFIELD
Incipient
CLARENDON
Moderate
COLLETON
Moderate
DARLINGTON
Incipient
DILLON
Incipient
DORCHESTER
Moderate
EDGEFIELD
Severe
FAIRFIELD
Moderate
FLORENCE
Incipient
GEORGETOWN
Incipient
GREENVILLE
Moderate
GREENWOOD
Severe
HAMPTON
Moderate
HORRY
Incipient
JASPER
Moderate
KERSHAW
Incipient
LANCASTER
Incipient
LAURENS
Moderate
LEE
Incipient
LEXINGTON
Severe
MARION
Incipient
MARLBORO
Incipient
MCCORMICK
Severe
NEWBERRY
Severe
OCONEE
Severe
ORANGEBURG
Moderate
PICKENS
Severe
RICHLAND
Moderate
SALUDA
Severe
SPARTANBURG
Moderate
SUMTER
Moderate
UNION
Moderate
WILLIAMSBURG
Incipient
YORK
Moderate


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