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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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Abnormally dry conditions return, drought expands in VA

As expected, the hot and dry conditions over the last week have led to the reintroduction of abnormally dry (D0) conditions in a lot of the Southeast, including Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina. They also expanded in Virginia along with a big increase in the area of moderate (D1)…
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Small increase in dry conditions this week

The latest Drought Monitor was released today and it shows that there were slight increases overall in abnormally dry conditions this week. The one area of D1 drought in northeast VA expanded slightly, and areas of abnormally dry conditions (D0) were introduced to a small area west of Atlanta in…
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Chance of dry spell increases

We’ve had a lot of rain this year so far, and cooler temperatures in recent weeks have helped keep the water balance in good shape. But in the last week temperatures have soared, and with little rain in the forecast the chance of a dry spell or flash drought developing…
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Only tiny area of drought in Virginia

The latest Drought Monitor, released today, shows that most abnormally dry conditions have been removed from the Southeast. On the latest map, there is only a small area of abnormally dry conditions near Birmingham AL and a small area of moderate drought in the Delmarva Peninsula in Virginia with surrounding…
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