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Parts of Our Area in Moderate Drought

Good morning! As most students are now back in school, it would not be a bad time to get some rain.  I was playing golf this past weekend and was noticing that the grass starting to look dry.  (I am NOT trying to use this as an excuse for my very poor round). Above is a map that is issued weekly from the US Drought Monitor, notice the southwestern corner of Rhode Island, including Westerly, is in a moderate drought (represented by the tan color).  Also note that much of western Rhode Island, including West Greenwich, is considered abnormally dry…