Florida Remains Mostly Severe Dry

Jim Rogers Drought, Weather

Drought conditions continue to worsen in Florida, especially in the central and southern areas of the state. According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, most of the central and southern regions of Florida are in a severe drought, though portions of Lee, Hendry and Collier counties are in an extreme drought.

Drought conditions

Most of the northeastern and northwestern parts of the state are abnormally dry.

The southern region of Alabama remains abnormally dry. The drought-like conditions start in Washington and Mobile counties and stretch eastward to Barbour and Henry counties along the Alabama-Georgia state line. The dry conditions stretch northward to Lowndes and Montgomery counties.

The southeastern area of Georgia is either abnormally dry or moderately dry. The worse conditions are located in Echols, Clinch, Ware, Charlton, Camden and Glynn counties. The southwestern area of Georgia is abnormally dry, stretching as far east as Colquitt and Worth counties and as far north as Stewart and Webster counties.

The eastern and northern regions of South Carolina are abnormally dry.

The majority of North Carolina is mostly abnormally dry, though some areas are moderately dry.