Hall County No Longer in a Drought

4:06 PM, Feb 7, 2013   |    comments
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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 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.

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