Thursday’s release of the U.S. Drought Monitor shows sufficient moisture for most of Florida. But South Florida is still lacking precipitation. It remains abnormally dry with Collier County still in a moderate drought.
The dry conditions extend as far north as Hendry County, Palm Beach County and Martin County.
Two specific areas in Georgia remain abnormally dry. In the northwest part of the state, including Heard County, Carroll County, Haralson County, Douglas County, Clayton County, Fayette County and Coweta County are abnormally dry.
In the northeast part of Georgia, abnormally dry counties include Emanuel County, Johnson County, Washington County, Hancock County, Warren County, Glascock County, Jefferson County, Burke County, Richmond County, Columbia County, McDuffie County, Warren County and small portions of Taliaferro County, Wilkes County and Lincoln County.
The only area in Alabama that does not have sufficient moisture is along the state border with Georgia. Cleburne County and small portions of Calhoun County, Talladega County, Clay County and Randolph County are abnormally dry.