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CURRENT DROUGHT CONDITIONS in Texas and the United States

Drought conditions across the southeast, especially in Alabama and Georgia, improved from soaking rains that were still falling as the monitoring period came to a close on Tuesday. Dryness in Texas also dissipated.  

Current U.S. Drought Monitor

(The U.S. Drought Monitor is jointly produced by the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the United States Department of Agriculture, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Map courtesy of NDMC-UNL.)

In Texas, rains helped alleviate dryness and eliminated the small pocket of Extreme conditions that crept up last week.  

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Drought conditions in Oklahoma nearly entirely erased last week. Only 3 percent remains Abnormally Dry.   

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(The U.S. Drought Monitor is jointly produced by the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the United States Department of Agriculture, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Map courtesy of NDMC-UNL.)  

Every category of drought conditions in Georgia saw improvement over the past week. Overall, drought conditions went down by about 18 percent and with rain still falling when the monitoring period ended for this week, more improvements are expected next week.  

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(The U.S. Drought Monitor is jointly produced by the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the United States Department of Agriculture, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Map courtesy of NDMC-UNL.)

Next week, rain is expected across the eastern part of the U.S. To see where precipitation is predicted near you, check out the NOAA Quantitative Precipitation Forecast map.

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The website links below include the current drought monitors and other current drought conditions information.

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