National Drought Mitigation Center

National Drought Mitigation Center
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Drought watch advisory in Virginia
10/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Relief, Response & Restrictions
Water Supply & Quality
Culpeper County, VA
Greene County, VA
Louisa County, VA
Madison County, VA
Rappahannock County, VA
Spotsylvania County, VA
Stafford County, VA

Start Date: 10/5/2017 -  
A drought watch advisory was issued for the Northern Piedmont of Virginia, including Culpeper, Greene, Louisa, Madison, Orange, Rappahannock, Spotsylvania and Stafford counties. The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality issued the advisory because the region received 83 percent of normal precipitation between Oct. 1, 2016 and Sept. 15, 2017. Culpeper Star-Exponent (Va.), Oct. 5, 2017