Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
501 PM EDT Fri Nov 4 2016

...UPDATE to Drought Information Statement #2016P3 includes
updated drought conditions by county, new agricultural information
and drought disaster counties, new water restrictions and calls to
action, a wildfire status update, and updated medium-range
precipitation and drought forecasts...

...Extreme Drought Conditions Expand Across Northeast Georgia,
Upstate South Carolina, and the Southwest North Carolina
Mountains while Severe Drought Conditions Spread into the North
Carolina Foothills...

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SYNOPSIS...
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August`s above-normal rainfall has been erased by significant
deficits in September and October for most of the region.
Areas that experienced brief recovery from drought are
experiencing significant deterioration in soil moisture,
streamflows, and reservoir levels, exacerbating ongoing
agricultural impacts.  Drought conditions will continue to worsen
towards mid-November, but the latest weather guidance suggests
increasing chances for near-normal precipitation heading towards mid-
and late November which may slow drought deterioration across the
area.

For additional details, please review the entire drought
statement at: www.srh.noaa.gov/data/GSP/DGTGSP

$$

JMP



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