Monitor: Eastern Suffolk Drought Status Upgraded to Moderate – Newsday

By February 4, 2017 Uncategorized

As of an update issued Thursday, eastern Suffolk County is now considered to be in the moderate drought category, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor. That’s the second least intense of five categories.

Much of Suffolk was deemed to be in severe drought as of July 26 of last year, and most of the rest of Long Island followed suit in mid-September, according to the Northeast Regional Climate Center based at Cornell University.


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