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Severe drought grows in Florida

The latest Drought Monitor, released today, shows that while there is no drought in most of the Southeast, the severe drought in southern Florida grew in the last week with little rain. Dry conditions in Alabama changed only slightly. With a wet system expected to impact the southern Florida peninsula,…
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Significant decrease in drought this week, and more on the way

The latest Drought Monitor, released this morning, shows a significant decrease in drought over the last week, with many areas in southern Alabama and Georgia and Florida changing to a less severe category, and some drought disappearing. Severe drought remains in southern Florida but has been eliminated elsewhere. Note that…
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Slight increases in severe drought in Florida and Alabama

The latest Drought Monitor, released this morning, shows small increases in severe (D2) drought in the Florida peninsula and at the southwestern corner of Alabama. Because of the rain happening today, we may see some improvements in the northern end of the dry area, although parts of Florida may not…
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Severe drought expands in Florida

The latest Drought Monitor, released this morning, shows that while abnormally dry conditions were whittled away in Georgia and Alabama, the area of severe (D2) drought in Florida expanded to cover over 20 percent of the state (and a very small area of AL south of Mobile), and moderate drought…
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