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Hall County no longer in a drought

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) - A recent report by the U.S. Drought Monitor says Hall County in north Georgia is no longer in a drought.

The Gainesville Times (http://bit.ly/122kjLx ) reports the drought review issued Thursday morning shows Hall County's water conditions have been upgraded from abnormally dry to normal. The county has been in a drought since May of 2011.

The report shows that much of Georgia is still considered to be in a drought. Dry conditions in Middle Georgia have been labeled as "exceptional," which Is the most severe drought classification.

The U.S. Drought Monitor releases weekly reports on water conditions across the country.

 

Information from: The Times, http://www.gainesvilletimes.com

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