Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

Abnormally dry conditions expand slightly

Even though there is no drought in the Southeast at the moment, a new area of abnormally dry conditions has appeared in coastal South Carolina with small extensions into Georgia and North Carolina in the past two weeks. This is in addition to the remnant dry conditions along the east…
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All drought is gone from the Southeast

The latest Drought Monitor, released this morning, shows that all drought has now been removed from the Southeast, leaving a small area of residual abnormally dry conditions along the east coast of the Florida peninsula. That may well be removed in the next week as they are forecast to get…
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No change in drought status this week

The latest Drought Monitor, released this morning, shows that the moderate drought in southeast Florida remains at the same level as last week. Parts of the Southeast will receive heavy rain in the next week, but those will almost entirely bypass the drought in Florida, so it is unlikely to…
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Drought continues to shrink in Florida

The latest Drought Monitor, released yesterday, shows that the area of moderate D1 drought in Florida has shrunk again this week under the continuing influence of rainy conditions. The area of abnormally dry conditions has also decreased by 60 percent. No drought is present in any other states in the…
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