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Slight decrease in drought this week

The latest Drought Monitor, released this morning, indicates that drought has diminished across northern and western parts of the Southeast due to continuing rain in those areas. Two areas of abnormally dry conditions were identified in the Florida peninsula due to the lack of rain there. This rainfall pattern is…
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Severe drought gone from the Southeast

After a week of significant rain, dry conditions in the Southeast have been significantly reduced, now covering just over half the region. Severe (D2) drought has been eliminated from the area. Over the short term, additional  reductions in drought are likely due to additional rainfall, although warmer than normal temperatures…
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National Drought summary for January 2018

The National Drought Mitigation Center has posted their monthly drought summary for the entire US online. You can read it at http://drought.unl.edu/NewsOutreach/MonthlySummary/January2018DroughtandImpactSummary.aspx.
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Drought decreases due to weekend rains

The latest issue of the Drought Monitor, released this morning, shows that dry conditions decreased slightly across the region in the past week, and areas of drought were shrunk or removed in many states. The area of extreme drought that was placed in Alabama has been removed and other areas…
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