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Expansion of abnormally dry conditions in VA, NC and SC

The latest Drought Monitor map shows that due to extremely dry conditions along the Piedmont and surrounding regions in Virginia, North Carolina and far northeast South Carolina, abnormally dry conditions have expanded.  The rest of the Southeast has received abundant rain and no dry conditions are present.
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Dry conditions removed from Georgia but expand in Virginia

The last patch of abnormally dry conditions is finally gone from Georgia, but dry conditions have expanded in Virginia to cover a good part of the state, according to the latest Drought Monitor released this morning. No drought is expected over most of the Southeast for the next few weeks…
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Slight increase in dry conditions in Virginia

This week’s Drought Monitor shows no big changes in most of the Southeast, with just a small area of abnormally dry conditions remaining in eastern Georgia.  There was some expansion of abnormally dry conditions in Virginia in the northern part of our region, but no drought at this time. The…
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Upcoming webinar: Drought and Urban Forests

A webinar on the impacts of droughts on urban forests is scheduled for Tuesday, July 25 at 2 pm EDT.  It is being offered by the US Forest Service.  You can get more information on it at http://www.climatewebinars.net/webinars/drought-urbanforests. A brief description is shown below. Preregistration is not required. Recent droughts have…
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