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Minor changes in drought this week

The latest Drought Monitor, released this morning, shows that there were improvements in drought and dry conditions in Virginia and Georgia, minor changes in the Carolinas and Alabama, and a small new area of moderate drought (D1) along the East Coast of Florida. There were no changes in Puerto Rico…
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Nearly all drought gone from the Southeast

The latest Drought Monitor, released today, shows that almost all of the drought in the region has improved to lingering abnormally dry conditions. There are still a few small patches of drought in North Carolina and Alabama. Conditions in Puerto Rico have also improved, although some drought remains there as…
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Drought continues to shrink under recent rains

The latest Drought Monitor, released this morning, shows a decrease in the dry conditions across most of the Southeast due to recent rains across the region, although because the rain has been so spotty, the map will necessarily miss some small areas of dry conditions that were missed by the…
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