Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Drought
State VIRGINIA
County/Area FRANKLIN
WFO RNK
Report Source Other Federal Agency
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2008-03-01 00:00:00.0 EST-5
End Date 2008-03-11 00:00:00.0 EST-5
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage
Crop Damage
Episode Narrative As La Nina weakened during the month of March, the area received close to 84 percent of normal rainfall. This allowed drought conditions to improve across Virginia. Extreme (D3)drought conditions in the southeast corner of the region improved to severe (D2) drought conditions. Severe (D2) drought conditions only remained across far southern Virginia by the end of March.
Event Narrative Several precipitation events impacted the region, improving the severe (D2) drought status across southern portions of Franklin county to moderate (D1).


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All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CHARLOTTE (ZONE) CHARLOTTE (ZONE) VA 03/01/2008 00:00 EST-5 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GRAYSON (ZONE) GRAYSON (ZONE) VA 03/01/2008 00:00 EST-5 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SMYTH (ZONE) SMYTH (ZONE) VA 03/01/2008 00:00 EST-5 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PATRICK (ZONE) PATRICK (ZONE) VA 03/01/2008 00:00 EST-5 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CARROLL (ZONE) CARROLL (ZONE) VA 03/01/2008 00:00 EST-5 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PITTSYLVANIA (ZONE) PITTSYLVANIA (ZONE) VA 03/01/2008 00:00 EST-5 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HENRY (ZONE) HENRY (ZONE) VA 03/01/2008 00:00 EST-5 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FRANKLIN (ZONE) FRANKLIN (ZONE) VA 03/01/2008 00:00 EST-5 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HALIFAX (ZONE) HALIFAX (ZONE) VA 03/01/2008 00:00 EST-5 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BUCKINGHAM (ZONE) BUCKINGHAM (ZONE) VA 03/01/2008 00:00 EST-5 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
APPOMATTOX (ZONE) APPOMATTOX (ZONE) VA 03/01/2008 00:00 EST-5 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CAMPBELL (ZONE) CAMPBELL (ZONE) VA 03/01/2008 00:00 EST-5 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K