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AXUS74 KMRX 041702  
DGTMRX  
NCC043-061800-  
 
DROUGHT INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN  
100 PM EDT THU MAY 4 2017  
   
..SEVERE DROUGHT /D2/ CONDITIONS ARE NO LONGER OCCURRING
 
 
SYNOPSIS...THE LATEST U.S. DROUGHT MONITOR VALID MAY 2ND SHOWS THE  
SEVERE DROUGHT /D2/ IMPACTED AREA HAS BEEN REMOVED FROM CLAY COUNTY  
NC. PERSISTENT RAINFALL THIS YEAR, AND A PARTICULARLY WET APRIL,  
HAVE BROUGHT ENOUGH IMPROVEMENT THAT NO PART OF THE AREA IS UNDER  
THE SEVERE DROUGHT /D2/ CATEGORY ANY LONGER.  
 
THIS WILL BE THE FINAL DROUGHT STATEMENT ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL  
WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN MORRISTOWN TN UNTIL SEVERE DROUGHT /D2/  
CONDITIONS RETURN ANYWHERE IN OUR AREA.  
 

 
 
RELATED WEB SITES...  
 
FOR MORE DROUGHT INFORMATION...VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT  
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MORRISTOWN  
 
FOR INFORMATION ABOUT TENNESSEE DROUGHT...VISIT  
WWW.TN.GOV/ENVIRONMENT/TOPIC/WR-DROUGHT-PLANNING  
 
FOR INFORMATION FROM THE TENNESSEE DIVISION OF FORESTRY...VISIT  
WWW.TN.GOV/AGRICULTURE/TOPIC/AG-EAC-FORESTRY  
 
RADAR ESTIMATED PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS CAN BE OBTAINED FROM...  
HTTP://WATER.WEATHER.GOV/PRECIP  
 
STREAMFLOWS ARE OBTAINED FROM THE USGS AT...  
HTTP://WATERWATCH.USGS.GOV/INDEX.PHP  
 
LAKE LEVELS FOR THE TENNESSEE RIVER LAKES CAN BE OBTAINED FROM  
HTTP://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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