Metro Atlanta experiencing 'Severe Drought' Conditions, beneficial rain on the way this weekend

According to the latest U.S. Drought Monitor, drought conditions exist in nearly 68 percent of the state of Georgia.North Georgia, including Metro ...

November 1, 2022
1:30 AM

According to the latest U.S. Drought Monitor, drought conditions exist in nearly 68 percent of the state of Georgia.North Georgia, including Metro Atlanta, is now experiencing D2 Severe Drought conditions.Throughout the month of October, only three days of measurable rain occurred Atlanta as well as Athens. Month to date rainfall is well below average for both cities.Year to date rainfall deficits continue to build in Atlanta, and Athens is nearly 7 inches below average, due to the dry Fall conditions.

Christina Edwards