Right now 66% of the state is still in a moderate drought or higher. But thanks to the rain we've had the last 2 weeks, we are making strides compared to where we were 3 months ago.
Almost 22% of the state is currently not in a drought, compare that to the 3.5% from 3 months ago.
66% are under a moderate drought compared to 88% back in May.
54% of the state is in a Severe Drought compared to 83% back in May.
The Extreme Drought category, which is what most of Metro Atlanta is in, covers 40% of compared to 70% in May.
The exceptional drought category is the only place where we really haven’t made much improvement. Going from 25% 3 months ago, only down to 24% now.
Extreme southern and extreme northern Georgia are where the biggest improvements have been made.