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Nearly all drought removed from the Carolinas

After the tremendous flooding earlier this week, it probably does not come as a surprise to you that the Drought Monitor today has removed all categories of drought from most of the Carolinas and Virginia.  It is rare for them to change by more than one category in a week,…
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Extreme drought eliminated from south Florida but severe drought expands slightly elsewhere

The latest Drought Monitor was released today and shows that severe drought (D2) expanded slightly in the Southeast as a whole in the past week.  Most of the expansion was in the Carolinas and Georgia; extreme drought was eliminated and conditions improved to “severe drought” in southern Florida due to the rain…
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