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No drought but some abnormally dry conditions continue

The latest Drought Monitor, released this morning, shows that there is currently no drought in the region. However, there are still patches of abnormally dry (D0) conditions in Alabama, and Florida, where they have shrunk, and in Georgia, where they have expanded due to lack of rainfall from Marco and…
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Moderate drought in western Florida may be short-lived

The latest Drought Monitor, released this morning, shows that the small pockets of drought in Alabama and Georgia have shrunk but that a new area of moderate drought has been introduced to western Florida near Tampa. Heavy rains expected later this week may eliminate that in the next couple of…
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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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