Half of Ga. now officially suffering from drought

That includes all of northeast Georgia, where conditions range from “abnormally dry” to “extremely dry.” The latter includes only the northwestern corner of Dawson County but all of northwest Georgia.

As for Hall County, conditions in the northwest and southern corners are classified as “moderately dry” with the middle of the county in the “abnormally dry” category, the least-severe on the U.S. Drought Monitor scale.

Overall, this week finds half of Georgia now classified as officially suffering from drought conditions.

Click here to get a look at how things stand statewide and elsewhere in the country: Georgia | U.S. Drought Monitor (unl.edu)