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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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Rain causes big improvement in drought conditions

The significant rains that parts of the Southeast has seen this past week or two have put a significant dent in the drought across the region.  Severe drought has been completely removed from Florida and remains only in a reduced area of southwest Georgia.  Other dry areas have also been…
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Extreme drought gone from Southeast

The latest Drought Monitor released this morning shows that all extreme drought is now gone from the Southeast. Rains since last week’s map have helped alleviate drought across Florida and southern Georgia.  Note the comment from the Florida State Climatologist on the timing of the map: “This week’s U.S. Drought…
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