Parts of Virginia Dealing With Drought Conditions

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    With much of our area experiencing a recent heat wave, eastern Virginia is now dealing with a moderate drought, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor.

    The Monitor is a service provided by the National Weather Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture and other agencies. Click here for an in-depth look at the drought conditions in Virginia.

    Temperatures hit 100 degrees is parts of the state as far as Richmond, causing abnormally dry conditions.

    Last year more than two-thirds of Virginia experienced similar conditions that hurt crops and livestock.