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Severe drought appears in the Florida Panhandle

The latest Drought Monitor, released yesterday, shows that the area of moderate drought in the Florida Panhandle has gotten worse over the past week and is now classified as Severe Drought (D2). Most of this region was bypassed by the rain storms that drowned northern Georgia and Alabama in the last week. Fortunately, next week’s rain…
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Dry conditions contract in rainy weather

The latest Drought Monitor, released today, shows that the area of abnormally dry conditions has decreased significantly since last week’s map. All abnormally dry (D0) conditions are gone from the Carolinas and almost all of it is gone from Alabama. The small area of moderate drought (D1) in southern Georgia…
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Moderate drought expands into southern Georgia

The latest Drought Monitor, released yesterday, shows that while recent rains have reduced the area of abnormally dry conditions in North Carolina and Florida, there has been a slight expansion of moderate drought from Florida into far southern Georgia as they received little rain in the last week. We will…
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Abnormally dry conditions expand throughout the Southeast

The latest Drought Monitor, released yesterday, shows that while the amount of drought in Florida has stayed the same, the amount of area covered by abnormally dry conditions has doubled in size from last week. It expanded in Alabama, Florida, Georgia and along the coasts of North and South Carolina….
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Abnormally dry conditions expand in NC and appear in AL

The latest Drought Monitor, released this morning, show that while there is no change in the amount of drought this week, areas of abnormally dry conditions have appeared in Alabama and the far western panhandle of Florida. They have also expanded to cover a good portion of eastern North Carolina. …
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