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Less than 1% of Southeast now abnormally dry

The latest Drought Monitor published this morning shows that only 0.38% of the Southeast is now in abnormally dry conditions, including small patches in eastern Georgia and in central Virginia. All drought is gone.  In many places, farmers are rejoicing, but in other areas too much rain has made it…
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Almost all dry conditions gone from Southeast

The latest Drought Monitor shows that not only is the drought gone from the Southeast (I missed seeing a small sliver in Georgia last week), but almost all the abnormally dry conditions are also gone.  Good news for farmers except those in areas that have received too much of a…
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All drought gone from the Southeast

This week’s Drought Monitor shows the last bit of drought is gone from the Southeast after recent rains.  Just a few patches of abnormally dry conditions are left due to lingering precipitation deficits.  Cooler conditions associated with the rain and clouds also mean that many areas of the Southeast are…
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Drought removed in Florida and Alabama, reduced in Georgia

With the increase in rain over the last few weeks, we have seen an erosion of drought conditions in the Southeast. In this week’s Drought Monitor, all drought has been removed from Alabama and Florida, leaving just a few patches of abnormally dry conditions. In Georgia, the severe drought has…
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