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Statement as of 11:39 am EST on December 19, 2014

...One of the driest late November through mid December periods on record across most of northeast Florida and southeast Georgia...

Many locations have not received much in the way of measurable rainfall since Thanksgiving day last month. This 23 day period from November 27th through today /December 19th/ has been one of the driest on record. Here are some details at the local climate sites across the region for this 23 day period...

Jacksonville - top 10 driest 23 day periods from 11-27 to 12-19 trace rainfall - 1946 trace rainfall - 1883 0.01" rainfall - 2014 (current streak) 0.04" rainfall - 1924 0.05" rainfall - 1956 0.07" rainfall - 2010 0.07" rainfall - 1998 0.12" rainfall - 1955 0.14" rainfall - 2000 0.14" rainfall - 1980

Gainesville - top 10 driest 23 day periods from 11-27 to 12-19 trace rainfall - 1946 trace rainfall - 1924 0.03" rainfall - 2014 (current streak) 0.04" rainfall - 1908 0.07" rainfall - 1891 0.09" rainfall - 1955 0.10" rainfall - 1938 0.13" rainfall - 1956 0.15" rainfall - 1906 0.20" rainfall - 2010

Alma, GA - top 5 driest 23 day periods from 11-27 to 12-19 0.00" rainfall - 2014 (current streak) 0.15" rainfall - 1956 0.17" rainfall - 1998 0.39" rainfall - 1970 0.40" rainfall - 2001

St. Simons isld, GA - top 5 driest 23 day periods from 11-27 to 12-19 0.00" rainfall - 2014 (current streak) trace rainfall - 1956 0.08" rainfall - 1980 0.21" rainfall - 1984 0.21" rainfall - 1952

Widespread rainfall is expected across all of northeast Florida and southeast Georgia by late in the weekend and elevated rainfall chances will continue into early next week.

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