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Abnormally Dry Conditions Return, Drought Expands in VA

By Pam Knox
 
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) drought in the northeast par of the state. With hot temperatures and light rainfall expected in the next week, I expect those areas to stay or even grow on next week’s Drought Monitor. Meanwhile, the drought in Puerto Rico has decreased slightly due to some needed rain.
 
 
 
Source : uga.edu