Severe dry spell conditions for parts of Southern New England

Drought 811

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE)– The upgraded dry spell screen was launched today and the conditions have actually intensified for parts of New England. Recently’s dry spell screen had the whole location under serious dry spell conditions.

With this week’s screen, severe dry spell conditions are now being reported for numerous.

Today’s screen does not consider the rains that came Tuesday afternoon and night as the cut off is 8 a.m. on Tuesday early mornings. That being stated, we will require substantially more rain to alter the dry spell conditions for the much better.

According to the U.S. Dry Spell Display, the historic effects of severe dry spell conditions are as follows:

  • Crop loss is extensive; Christmas tree farms are worried; dairy farmers are having a hard time economically
  • Well drillers and bulk water haulers see increased company
  • Water leisure and searching are customized; wildlife illness break out is observed
  • Incredibly lowered circulation to stopped circulation of water is observed; river temperature levels are warm; wells are running dry; individuals are digging more and deeper wells

Our next dry spell screen will be launched on Thursday, Aug. 18 at 8:30 a.m.