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Sorry about the rained out Memorial Day barbecues earlier this week, but there's some good news related to the rain.

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Most metro Atlanta counties are not experiencing any drought conditions at this point, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor.

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Thursday on "Closer Look with Rose Scott and Jim Burress":

Ben Palm / Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge via AP

A mandatory evacuation order has been lifted for two South Georgia towns threatened for days last week by a wildfire that had spread outside the boundaries of the neighboring Okefenokee swamp.

 

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