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D0 removed from NC, GA; reduced in FL and AL

The latest Drought Monitor, released earlier this week, shows that the recent rains have removed the abnormally dry conditions (D0) that were western North Carolina and in Georgia and have reduced them in Florida. Moderate drought (D1) and abnormally dry conditions also shrunk in Alabama. With this week’s rain, I…
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Video: Drought Resilience on the Flint

The Georgia Climate Project premiered a new 5-minute video today. The story is about reclamation of waste water on the Flint River using wetlands to help filter and clean the water. At the same time, it improves resilience to drought in the watershed. You can watch the video at https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=747154299112286&notif_id=1613784651770522&notif_t=watch_follower_video&ref=notif.
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Drought and abnormally dry conditions contract

This week’s Drought Monitor shows that abnormally dry conditions were removed from South Carolina and contracted in North Carolina, Georgia, Florida, and Alabama with all the rain we have had in the last week. The area of moderate (D1) drought was removed from western Florida and shrunk in Alabama. No…
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Moderate drought added to far western Florida

The latest Drought Monitor, released this morning, shows that an area of moderate (D1) drought has been added to the western end of the Florida Panhandle, stretching into Alabama. Other areas of moderate drought in Alabama have also expanded slightly and new areas of abnormally dry (D0) conditions have been…
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Alabama drought, Florida dry areas increase

The latest Drought Monitor, released this morning, shows that a second area of moderate drought has been added to Alabama this week along with an expansion of last week’s drought. Abnormally dry areas have also expanded. In Florida, more than half the state is now considered to be in abnormally…
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Moderate drought returns to Alabama and dry conditions expand

This week’s Drought Monitor shows that a small area of moderate (D1) drought has appeared in south central Alabama under continuing dry conditions. Abnormally dry (D0) conditions have also expanded in the region, with areas added to the western Florida Panhandle and far western North Carolina. Rain amounts in the…
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