Drought Information Statement
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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Drought Information Statement
National Weather Service Morristown TN
754 AM EST Thu Nov 7 2019 /654 AM CST Thu Nov 7 2019/

...SEVERE DROUGHT /D2/ CONDITIONS HAVE ENDED...

According to the U.S. Drought Monitor valid November 5, 2019, the
drought has continued to improve across the area. As a result, there
are no longer any locations that remain under Severe Drought /D2/
conditions.

Last week saw additional beneficial rains fall across the area. Even
more showers are expected today and tonight, with new rainfall
totals averaging around one half inch for this event.

Because the Severe Drought /D2/ conditions have ended, this will be
the final Drought Statement issued for this event.

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Related Web Sites...

For more drought information, visit our website at:
https://www.weather.gov/mrx/

For information about Tennessee drought, visit:
https://www.tn.gov/environment/program-areas/wr-water-resources/
drought-updates.html

For information from the Tennessee Division of Forestry, visit:
https://www.tn.gov/agriculture/forests.html

Radar estimated precipitation amounts can be obtained from:
https://water.weather.gov/precip/

Streamflows are obtained from the USGS at:
https://waterwatch.usgs.gov/new/index.php

Lake levels for the Tennessee River lakes can be obtained from:
https://www.tva.gov/Environment/Lake-Levels/

Acknowledgements...

Some data used in this statement were provided by the U.S.
Department of Agriculture, the U.S. Geological Survey, the Tennessee
Valley Authority, and the state of Tennessee.

Questions or comments...

For questions or comments on the drought, contact:
National Weather Service Morristown
5974 Commerce Blvd
Morristown TN 37814
Phone: 423-586-3771
sr-mrx.webmaster@noaa.gov

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