Thursday, June 26, 2008

Heat Continues, Drought Continues....

Today should be the hottest of the week with highs in the upper 90s to near 100 -- just above highs from Wednesday. Here's a look at highs from yesterday around the region:

  • Southern Pines: 97
  • Goldsboro: 96
  • Laurinburg: 96
  • Erwin: 95
  • Fayetteville: 95
  • Henderson-Oxford: 95
  • Raleigh-Durham: 95
  • Lumberton: 94
  • Louisburg: 93
  • Rocky Mount-Wilson: 93
  • Smithfield: 93

When it comes to the drought, there has been no change over the last week despite receiving some heavy thunderstorms over the weekend.

Moderate drought conditions continue in the eastern part of the state with a severe drought from the western side of the Triangle through the Triad. Parts of western North Carolina are in an extreme to exceptional drought.

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