Could Florida’s ‘Extreme drought’ area get wiped out within 10 days?

Drought conditions remain across Florida with extreme drought remaining between Orlando and Lake Okeechobee.

Given the past weekend’s deep tropical moisture surge and anticipated rains through the next week or so, a significant dent to the Sunshine State’s drought is likely.

The combination of southward dipping jet stream and semi organised system in western Gulf helped draw rich moisture north, northeast across Florida.

Credit: weather.com

Credit: weather.com

Saturday, Sunday saw impressive and much needed rainfall.

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Miami received near record rainfall during the weekend.

Current radar

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Credit: weather.com

GFS ensemble total precipitation through next 10 days.

Credit: Tropical Tidbits

It’s currently cool and wet from Texas to New England and hot in the West but a flip is on the way.

Credit: weather.com

Credit: weather.com

Credit: weather.com

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