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National Integrated Drought Information System
Abnormally dry (D0) conditions drop to less than 2% coverage in the region. The lack of snow is still a concern.
Most Areas of the Northeast Have Recovered from the Drought.
Groundwater improvements will have to wait until spring for areas with frozen soils and snow cover.
Despite rainfall from post-tropical storm Nicole, groundwater and long-term precipitation deficits persist in New England and southern New York.
For more details, see the Northeast Drought Early Warning System Dashboard.
Improvements in Drought Conditions Across the Region as Leaves, Temperatures, and Water Demands Fall.
Surface drought conditions improve, but continuing to watch for recovery of groundwater and streamflow.