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Significant improvement in Florida drought; more expected

The latest Drought Monitor, released this morning, shows that drought has been completely removed from most of Florida. The only piece that remains is a small area on the western end of the Panhandle adjacent to Alabama, which also still has some severe drought near Mobile. Rains over the past…
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Update on TS Cristobal

As you should know by now, Tropical Storm Cristobal has formed in the Bay of Campeche and is slowly organizing and gaining strength. It is predicted to pick up speed moving to the north and is expected to make landfall along the central Louisiana coast sometime late Sunday. The forecasts…
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Southeast Climate Outlook for Summer and Fall 2020

Main points: Neutral conditions are expected to change to La NiƱa by fall Active Atlantic hurricane season, but no way to know where they will go Long-term trends towards higher temperatures and humidity, especially at night Warmer and wetter conditions likely across Southeast summer, especially near Gulf Coast, with warmer…
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Summer is getting longer

Today is the start of climatological summer, which is defined as June through August. However, you can also define it in other ways. In a study released today by Brian Brettschneider (@Climatologist49 on Twitter, definitely someone you should follow if you appreciate climatology), he showed using past data that the…
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