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Severe drought decreased in south Florida this week

The tropical system which has been moving north through the Southeast this week has reduced severe drought in southern Florida in the latest Drought Monitor map, but drought in other areas remained the same as of the cutoff date on this past Tuesday. The rain that has fallen since then…
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Slight increases in drought in the Southeast

The latest Drought Monitor, released this morning, shows that there have been slight increases in moderate drought in Alabama, Florida, Georgia and South Carolina this week. This is the result of mainly dry conditions coupled with warm temperatures over the past week. With little rain expected in the next five…
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Severe drought reduced due to rains early in the week

The latest Drought Monitor shows that drought across the region was reduced. Severe drought is now completely gone from South Carolina and reduced in Georgia and Florida. Rain amounts in the next week are expected to be relatively light, so no big changes are expected to next week’s map. The…
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Significant decrease in drought in Georgia, South Carolina

Heavy rainfall over the last week has put a significant dent in severe drought conditions in Georgia and South Carolina, reducing it by half. Other categories of drought and dry conditions were also reduced in those states. No change was seen in North Carolina, Virginia and Alabama. Southern Florida missed…
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