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1 November 2016

Southeastern U.S. Drought Worsens as Record Heat Arrives

Around 43% of Alabama is in severe or exceptional drought now. Huntsville (in North Alabama) had their hottest Halloween on record Monday with a high of 88 degrees, and it will likely be just as warm or close to it on Tuesday. The drought is a big local story, but it hasn’t gotten much attention nationally. That may be about to change. Records are going to tumble this week from …


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