Exceptional Drought has Long Term Effects in South Georgia

Thursday, February 9th, 2012

Nearly two dozen south Georgia counties are mired in exceptional drought conditions.

The rest are considered in extreme drought. The Chickasawhatchee Wildlife Management Area used to be Georgia's second largest swamp. Now, it's virtually dry, And farmers are worried about another difficult year.

It doesn't take much to see the effect that the dry weather has had on south Georgia, just look at what used to be the Chickasawhatchee swamp, it's so dry, it's got water experts shaking their heads.

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