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Drought reduced from this week’s rain

The rain this past week, while not excessive, did manage to eliminate drought in Virginia and South Carolina and reduced it in Georgia and Alabama. Scattered small areas of moderate drought continue in those states and abnormally dry conditions are present in Florida and Puerto Rico as well as the…
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Isaias removes all drought from Virginia, Puerto Rico

The latest Drought Monitor, released yesterday, shows that the heavy rain from Tropical Storm Isaias removed all drought from Puerto Rico and Virginia, leaving just a few lingering areas of abnormally dry conditions. There were no real changes to the dry conditions in Florida and South Carolina, but Alabama and…
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Patches of moderate drought reappear in GA, AL, SC

Due to the lack of rainfall and the warm conditions in the last week, patches of moderate (D1) drought appeared again in southeast Alabama, eastern Georgia, and a sliver of land along the Savannah River in South Carolina. Abnormally dry (D0) conditions also expanded. There were slight improvements in drought…
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Abnormally dry conditions return, drought expands in VA

As expected, the hot and dry conditions over the last week have led to the reintroduction of abnormally dry (D0) conditions in a lot of the Southeast, including Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina. They also expanded in Virginia along with a big increase in the area of moderate (D1)…
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Small increase in dry conditions this week

The latest Drought Monitor was released today and it shows that there were slight increases overall in abnormally dry conditions this week. The one area of D1 drought in northeast VA expanded slightly, and areas of abnormally dry conditions (D0) were introduced to a small area west of Atlanta in…
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