Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

Small expansion of abnormally dry conditions this week

The latest Drought Monitor, released this morning, shows a slight expansion of abnormally dry conditions in eastern Georgia and South Carolina but no increase in the area of moderate drought. With above normal rainfall expected in most of the driest areas this week, we could see some reduction in drought…
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Moderate drought expands on the east coast of Florida

The latest Drought Monitor, released today, shows that the area of moderate drought that was recently introduced to Florida has expanded along the East Coast and now covers almost 10% of the state. Drought in Georgia and South Carolina receded slightly or stayed constant. Seasonal rain in the next week…
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Moderate drought introduced to east coast of Florida

The latest Drought Monitor, released this morning, shows that an area of moderate drought has been introduced to the east coast of Florida. Drought also expanded slightly near Jacksonville. In Georgia and South Carolina, areas of moderate drought remained nearly the same. With almost no rain expected for the next…
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Slight expansion of drought in Georgia and South Carolina

Dry conditions along the East Coast has led to a slight expansion of moderate drought conditions in eastern Georgia and southern South Carolina. A small sliver of drought was also added to northeast Florida near the addition of moderate drought to the Brunswick area of Georgia. In Alabama, abnormally dry…
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Moderate drought reduced by 40 percent from last week

The latest Drought Monitor, released this morning, shows that the small areas of moderate drought in parts of Georgia and South Carolina have been reduced by about 40 percent this week due to rainfall in the driest locations. Abnormally dry conditions expanded in the Florida Peninsula due to lack of…
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Most drought washed away by Hurricane Michael

The latest Drought Monitor map, released this morning, shows that a lot of the drought that was in the Southeast last week has been reduced or removed by the rain from Hurricane Michael which occurred last week after the DM was finalized. There are still a few small patches of…
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