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Drought continues to expand

Because of the Thanksgiving holiday, the Drought Monitor is out a day early.  It shows expansion of all levels of drought across the Southeast and the introduction of abnormally dry conditions along the Georgia coast and in northern Florida, where Matthew, Julia and Hermine dropped rain earlier this year.  Considering…
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Reminder: ACF drought webinar today at 1 pm EST

UPDATE: This webinar is ended.  You can see the slides or watch the video at  The next webinar will be on Wednesday Dec. 7 at 1 pm EST. Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin Drought Assessment Webinar Today, Tuesday, November 22, 2016 – 1:00 pm Eastern Time Auburn University Water Resources Center and the National…
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“Drought breaks out this fall”

Deke Arndt’s latest post in NOAA’s “Beyond the Data” blog has a great description of the Southeast drought that we are experiencing this year.  It does an excellent job of describing how the drought developed and discusses how drought monitoring is done when dryness occurs at different time scales.  You…
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