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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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Extreme drought introduced to Alabama

The latest Drought Monitor, released this morning, shows that extreme drought (D3) was introduced to central Alabama this week. Generally drought was reduced or removed from the Carolinas and Virginia while it expanded and got stronger in Alabama and Georgia. One area that is getting worse is northwest Georgia, now…
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Drought expands again

In the latest issue of the Drought Monitor, severe drought (D2) has expanded again across parts of the Southeast, including southwestern Georgia, central Alabama, and a small area in northeastern Virginia. Some rain later this week may provide a bit of relief but we still expect drought to continue for…
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Drought continues to expand this week

As expected, the latest Drought Monitor shows an expansion of severe drought in the Southeast. The area of D2 drought is larger than last week in SW Georgia, the Florida panhandle, and SE Alabama. A second area of severe drought has also been introduced into Alabama. The latest seasonal outlook…
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