WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - In its most recent Thursday morning update, the U.S. Drought Monitor remains colorful across the Carolinas and, for the first time since the passage of drenching Hurricane Dorian, drought designations have expanded for the Cape Fear Region, too.
D0 / Abnormally Dry conditions now include all of western Bladen and Columbus counties.
Chances for needed rain will remain limited for the Cape Fear Region through Saturday, October 12. Modest rain chances will accompany a front that will settle in from the Mid-Atlantic Region on or after Sunday, October 13. See your latest forecast at wect.com/weather.
The U.S. Drought Monitor updates drought designations every Thursday morning and we will continue to provide analysis.