Tom Fransen
North Carolina Division of Water Resources
(919) 715-0381

State Climatologist

Aaron Sims
State Climate Office of North Carolina
(919) 515-3056

State Drought Websites

No websites on file

Current U.S. Drought Monitor

Estimated Population Affected by Drought


State Plans

Drought Plan

North Carolina Drought Assessment and Response Plan

Released in 2005
North Carolina Drought Management Advisory Council

General Hazard Plan

North Carolina 2013 State Hazard Mitigation Plan

Released in 2013
North Carolina Department of Public Safety

Water Plan

North Carolina State Water Supply Plan

Released in 2001
North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources

Climate Plan

No current plan on file