Which Southeastern State Leads in Drought Conditions Now?

Alabama was leading the Southeast in my first drought in motion chart at the end of April. Which state leads in the Southeast in drought conditions now?

Using this interactive chart below, one can see Alabama drought conditions have markedly improved. However, North Carolina has the greatest percentage of area in a severe drought now. South Carolina is a close second. Florida’s drought conditions have really nose-dived.

Play around with the graph below. Hit play or you can individually step through each time series.

For those that still like their maps, me included, here is the current drought monitor for the Southeast: