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Drought Information For Central Alabama
Last Updated October 1st, 2022


 

Drought Conditions across Central Alabama

 

Synopsis...

The latest U.S. Drought Monitor indicates the drought across Central Alabama. Currently there are no significant areas.

 

The Drought Monitor classifies drought within one of these five categories:

D0...Abnormally Dry
D1...Moderate Drought
D2...Severe Drought
D3...Extreme Drought
D4...Exceptional Drought

 
 

Climate Summary...

No significant changes to Central Alabama drought conditions have occurred. 

   

Hydrologic Impacts...

   

No significant changes to Central Alabama drought conditions have occurred. For the Crop Moisture Index and Lawn and Garden Index click below:

Crop Moisture Index: Click Here

Lawn and Garden Index: Click Here

 

 

Agricultural Impacts...

Information from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and other sources indicating the impact of any drought. No significant changes to Central Alabama drought conditions have occurred. 

 

   

 

Fire Danger Impacts...

Here is the latest Fire Danger index: Keetch-Byram Drought Indices (KBDI).  Values above 500 indicate a Severe Fire Danger.

 

 

Hydrologic Summary and Outlook...

Here is latest USGS Stream Gauge Data information across Central Alabama. When drought is occurring the Levels for the Reservoirs will be listed as well.
 
Reservoir Current Level As of: Previous Level As of:  

Weiss
Neely Henry
Logan Martin
Lay
Mitchell
Jordan
R.L. Harris
Martin
Smith
Bankhead
Holt

 


 

USGS Daily Streamflow Conditions

       
 

Social Impacts...

There are no known mandatory water restrictions currently in effect.

 

Seasonal Drought Outlook

Precipitation & Temperature Outlook...

Here is latest Outlook:
 

 

Update Statement...

There are currently NO statements issued for drought conditions. A statement will be issued and this webpage updated if drought develops.