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June 2017 leans cool and wet in latest CPC outlook

The Climate Prediction Center published its monthly outlook for June today.  It shows that for northern parts of the Southeast there is a slight increase in the chance of cooler than normal temperatures, with south Florida the only area with an increased chance of above normal temperatures.  Most of the Southeast…
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Saving water in a drought

The Lawn and Garden Index for the Southeast shows that most parts of the region have had ample rainfall and are in good shape with no need for watering.  The exceptions are in southern Georgia and parts of the Florida peninsula, which have been largely bypassed by recent rains. The…
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Heavy rains eliminate extreme drought in north Georgia

The latest Drought Monitor shows that the heavy rains in northern Georgia and Alabama reduced drought levels significantly in that part of the region.  Less drought relief is shown in south Georgia and Florida, but the cut-off for the map was Tuesday so rain which fell after the cut-off time…
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Extreme drought expands in central Florida and southeast Georgia

The latest Drought Monitor, released this morning, shows that while most areas of the Southeast had no changes in their drought conditions, there was an expansion of the extreme drought that is currently plaguing central Florida.  Another area of extreme drought in southeast Georgia expanded east to include coastal areas,…
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Extreme drought reappears in southern Georgia

Today’s Drought Monitor shows a mixed bag of drought trends across the region.  While dry conditions were reduced or removed from southern Alabama, North Carolina and Virginia and the area of extreme drought in northeast Georgia shrunk still further due to recent rains, two areas of extreme drought appeared in southern…
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