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Small areas of drought appear in SC and GA

The latest Drought Monitor, released this morning, show that two small areas of moderate (D1) drought have been introduced to southern South Carolina and east central Georgia. These are in response to the dry conditions in those regions, which have been largely bypassed by the heavy rains that have hit…
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Abnormally dry area doubles this week in the Southeast

The latest Drought Monitor, released this morning, shows that the area of abnormally dry (D0) conditions more than doubled from last week’s map. There was a big increase in D) in southeastern Georgia and a smaller expansion in South Carolina and Florida, with the addition of a small area in…
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Slight changes in drought status this week

The latest Drought Monitor, released this morning, shows very slight changes in the amount of abnormally dry conditions across the region from last week. In Florida the amount of abnormally dry conditions decreased a bit, while there were slight expansions in South Carolina and Georgia. There is currently no drought…
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Abnormally dry conditions expand slightly

Even though there is no drought in the Southeast at the moment, a new area of abnormally dry conditions has appeared in coastal South Carolina with small extensions into Georgia and North Carolina in the past two weeks. This is in addition to the remnant dry conditions along the east…
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All drought is gone from the Southeast

The latest Drought Monitor, released this morning, shows that all drought has now been removed from the Southeast, leaving a small area of residual abnormally dry conditions along the east coast of the Florida peninsula. That may well be removed in the next week as they are forecast to get…
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No change in drought status this week

The latest Drought Monitor, released this morning, shows that the moderate drought in southeast Florida remains at the same level as last week. Parts of the Southeast will receive heavy rain in the next week, but those will almost entirely bypass the drought in Florida, so it is unlikely to…
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