Drought Monitor

Hope begins to creep within Rabun County following the latest data from the United Stated Drought Monitor.

The current statistics show that Rabun County is mostly in abnormally dry conditions; however, there is a small section in the eastern part of the county that is now drought free.

Rabun County has been in abnormally dry conditions for the past two weeks, and was in a moderate drought for the entire month of July.

Regionally, Habersham County is abnormally dry, as is Stephens County.

Oconee County South Carolina is now partially drought free; however, the southern portion of the county is facing both abnormally dry and moderate drought conditions.

Macon County, North Carolina, is mostly drought free.

Lake Levels continue to remain consistent, with Lakes Burton and Seed at just over one foot below full elevation, and Lake Rabun right at two feet below full elevation.