Be grateful for those seven years of rain (see "Drought? This is a record wet period"), because the dryness definitely is spreading.
The latest update from the U.S. Drought Monitor -- that's a government-academic partnership that tracks these things, has all of New Jersey, Delaware and a decent chunk of eastern Pennyslvania as at least "abnormally dry."
As New Jersey's climatologist, Rutgers University's Dave Robinson advised earlier in the week, central and coastal New Jersey wound up in the "severe drought" category.
As recently as March 30, not an acre of the entire Northeastern United States was so much as abnormally dry. On June 15, some level of dryness covered about 8 percent of the Northeast; now that's up to almost two-thirds. Here's the table.