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Drought Restrictions Lifted in Alabama After Recent Rain

After weeks and months of waiting, finally, the badly-needed rains arrived across the Southeast from last week are starting to have positive impacts across the region.

On Monday, the Alabama Forestry Commission (AFC) announed that the month-long no-burn ban across the state had been lifted due to the recent rain.

In the last week, Huntsville, Alabama saw over six inches of rain; Birmingham and Montgomery, Alabama both received over 2.5″ of rainfall, and other spots like Anniston, Auburn and Tuscaloosa received well over three inches of rain in the same time frame, a badly-needed, full soaking rain to help alleviate persistent drought conditions across the state and the region.

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More rain will continue to fall across the region through most of Tuesday before drier weather returns on Wednesday and through the rest of the week and into the weekend.

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Stay with WeatherNation for the latest on the ongoing droughts across the Southeast.

For WeatherNation: Meteorologist Chris Bianchi

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