The most recent release of the U.S. Drought Monitor shows dry conditions continue to persist across the Southeast region. This was observed in parts of Florida, Georgia and Alabama.
Abnormally dry conditions were mostly seen in the Florida Panhandle, stretching from Escambia County eastward to Madison County. Dixie County, Levy County, Gilchrist County and a small part of Alachua County are abnormally dry as well.
Multiple portions of Alabama are abnormally dry, including parts of Wilcox County, Marengo County, Choctaw County, Sumter County, Greene County and Hale County that are moderately dry. Counties in northwest Alabama and along the Alabama-Georgia state line are abnormally dry.
North Georgia is mostly abnormally dry, stretching as far south as Morgan County, Newton County, Henry County and Fayette County. Another section of the state, starting in southwest Georgia in Seminole County and Decatur County, stretching northeast to Screven County and Burke County is abnormally dry. Parts of Thomas County, Brooks County and Lowndes County are abnormally dry.
Moderate and severe drought conditions continue to worsen across South Carolina and North Carolina.