October 17 Drought Briefing from National Weather Service, Wakefield, VA

The National Weather Service office in Wakefield, VA, released a comprehensive report and forecast for the drought conditions now affecting Virginia.

You can see the full report here:  drought briefing

Note the tropical depression now forming in the Gulf of Mexico that may bring rain to our area Sunday.

REMINDERA TOTAL BAN ON OUTDOOR FIRES IS IN EFFECT IN NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  This burn ban was established by the County Board of Supervisors in response to the drought conditions we are experiencing.