South Carolina Drought Status

Drought at Lake Hartwell
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June 14, 2019 - 1:51 pm
The recent rains we had brought the Upstate some good news. The S .C. Drought Response Committee has removed drought declarations for three Upstate counties. It also downgraded drought status for 35 others. The drought declaration was removed for Anderson, Pickens and Oconee counties. Greenville,...
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Patrick Gentry
May 31, 2018 - 3:56 pm
A special state committee says South Carolina is drought free for the first time in nearly two years. The South Carolina Drought Response Committee voted earlier this week to remove 13 mostly western counties from incipient, which is the first level of drought. It's the first time the state has...
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