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Slight adjustments to drought this week

The latest Drought Monitor, released today, shows small improvements in dry conditions in the Florida Panhandle and the removal of abnormally dry conditions altogether from Georgia and an expansion of abnormally dry conditions in central Florida, which has largely been missed by rain. With little rain expected there in the…
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Severe drought appears in the Florida Panhandle

The latest Drought Monitor, released yesterday, shows that the area of moderate drought in the Florida Panhandle has gotten worse over the past week and is now classified as Severe Drought (D2). Most of this region was bypassed by the rain storms that drowned northern Georgia and Alabama in the last week. Fortunately, next week’s rain…
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Dry conditions contract in rainy weather

The latest Drought Monitor, released today, shows that the area of abnormally dry conditions has decreased significantly since last week’s map. All abnormally dry (D0) conditions are gone from the Carolinas and almost all of it is gone from Alabama. The small area of moderate drought (D1) in southern Georgia…
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Moderate drought expands into southern Georgia

The latest Drought Monitor, released yesterday, shows that while recent rains have reduced the area of abnormally dry conditions in North Carolina and Florida, there has been a slight expansion of moderate drought from Florida into far southern Georgia as they received little rain in the last week. We will…
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