The effects of the drought in Georgia can be seen at Lake Lanier.

On Wednesday, the lake hit 10 feet below full pool. At the start of the year, The lake was four feet above full pool. That means lake levels have dropped 14 feet since January.

The lowest the levels have ever dropped was back in 2007, when the lake was 20 feet below full pool - leading to strictest drought restrictions in Georgia history.

Earlier this month, Gov. Nathan Deal ordered a level two drought response. The deepening drought increased water restrictions across much of the state. The level 2 response is for 52 northern Georgia counties -- including all of metro Atlanta. Fifty-eight counties are under a level 1 drought response.