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Drought expands in Florida but dry conditions end elsewhere

The latest Drought Monitor, issued this morning, shows that because of the persistent string of storms which have moved through the Southeast in the past few weeks, all dry conditions have been removed from the Southeast except in Florida. The Florida peninsula, which has been largely missed by all the…
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All drought removed from Georgia and South Carolina

Today’s Drought Monitor shows that all moderate drought is now gone from Georgia and South Carolina, although a few small residual areas of abnormally dry conditions remain. Those are likely to be removed in next week’s DM with the rains that are expected over the next few days. The moderate…
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Small expansion of abnormally dry conditions this week

The latest Drought Monitor, released this morning, shows a slight expansion of abnormally dry conditions in eastern Georgia and South Carolina but no increase in the area of moderate drought. With above normal rainfall expected in most of the driest areas this week, we could see some reduction in drought…
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Moderate drought expands on the east coast of Florida

The latest Drought Monitor, released today, shows that the area of moderate drought that was recently introduced to Florida has expanded along the East Coast and now covers almost 10% of the state. Drought in Georgia and South Carolina receded slightly or stayed constant. Seasonal rain in the next week…
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Moderate drought introduced to east coast of Florida

The latest Drought Monitor, released this morning, shows that an area of moderate drought has been introduced to the east coast of Florida. Drought also expanded slightly near Jacksonville. In Georgia and South Carolina, areas of moderate drought remained nearly the same. With almost no rain expected for the next…
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Slight expansion of drought in Georgia and South Carolina

Dry conditions along the East Coast has led to a slight expansion of moderate drought conditions in eastern Georgia and southern South Carolina. A small sliver of drought was also added to northeast Florida near the addition of moderate drought to the Brunswick area of Georgia. In Alabama, abnormally dry…
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Moderate drought reduced by 40 percent from last week

The latest Drought Monitor, released this morning, shows that the small areas of moderate drought in parts of Georgia and South Carolina have been reduced by about 40 percent this week due to rainfall in the driest locations. Abnormally dry conditions expanded in the Florida Peninsula due to lack of…
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