September 6, 2012

91 percent of state in drought

The National Weather Service declared Friday that Mercer and Oliver counties have areas with no drought, but county officials aren't convinced.

"It's kind of a perception of how things have been," NWS hydrologist Allen Schlag said. "You had hot, dry (weather) two to three weeks at a time, but as far as long-term precipitation, you are not far off from normal."

The Weather Network