Heat, Dry Conditions Worsening Across Southeast

Jim Rogers Drought, Weather

The heat and dry conditions intensified last week across the Southeast, especially in Georgia where most of the state is either abnormally dry, moderately dry or severely dry. According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, all of North Georgia is at least abnormally dry. A pair of regions in the northeastern part of the state are moderately dry. The worst conditions …

Drought Worsens in Georgia

Jim Rogers Drought, Weather

The drought in Georgia intensified over the past week, while there are only sporadic locations of abnormally dry conditions in Alabama and Florida, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor. Georgia’s dry conditions encompass most of the southern region of the state and stretch as far north as Franklin and Hart counties in Northeast Georgia. Multiple areas are even observing moderately …

Rain Events Help Across Southeast

Jim Rogers Drought, Weather

Increased rain events across the Southeast are alleviating more of the drought-like conditions being felt in Alabama, Georgia and Florida, according to Thursday’s release of the U.S. Drought Monitor. Sporadic areas in Alabama are abnormally dry. These include Morgan, Cullman, Jefferson and Cherokee counties in the northern area of the state. Also, a small part of Henry County along the …

U.S. Drought Monitor Update: Dry Conditions Persist

Jim Rogers Drought, Weather

Much-needed rainfall this week across the Southeast has done little to alleviate the drought conditions in Florida, Georgia and Alabama, according to Thursday’s release of the U.S. Drought Monitor. The southern region of Florida remains mostly abnormally dry, though Highlands, Okeechobee, Indian River, Saint Lucie and parts of Martin, Palm Beach and Glades counties are moderately dry. Abnormally dry conditions …

Prolonged Drought: Dry Weather Expanding Across Southeast

Jim Rogers Drought, Weather

The prolonged drought that persists across the Southeast is intensifying and expanding in Florida, Georgia and Alabama, according to Thursday’s release of the U.S. Drought Monitor. Most of Florida’s dry conditions remain in the southern part of the state. Most of the prolonged drought conditions are now moderately dry with some severely dry conditions in Glades and Palm Beach counties. …

Drought Worsening Across Southeast

Clint Thompson Drought

Drought conditions are worsening and expanding in areas across the Southeast, according to Thursday’s release of the U.S. Drought Monitor. The worst conditions in Florida reside in the southern region of the state. From Hillsborough, Polk and Osceola counties to as far south as Broward and Miami-Dade counties, the areas are either in an abnormal drought or moderate drought. Parts …

U.S. Drought Monitor: Latest Update for Southeast

Clint Thompson Alabama, Drought, Florida, Georgia

South Florida continues to experience various levels of dry conditions, according to Thursday’s release of the U.S. Drought Monitor. Severe drought conditions are observed along the southwestern part of the state, in Sarasota, Charlotte, Lee and Collier counties. Moderate dry conditions are being felt in the south-central region, as far north as Hillsborough, Polk and Osceola counties and as far …