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How bad could ragweed be this year?

WebMD posted a story about the likelihood of a “brutal” ragweed season in the next few weeks across the US. Ragweed grows best when temperatures are hot and moisture is plentiful. There has been enough of both earlier in this growing season to cause worries that a large ragweed population…
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More activity in the tropics

The tropics are starting to become more active, which means that those of us in the Southeast need to start watching more carefully. Today the National Hurricane Center’s 5-day forecast shows an area of 50 percent chance of development in the next five days along the east coast of Florida…
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Some shifts in the driest areas this week

The latest Drought Monitor, released this morning, shows that the overall coverage of dry conditions and drought in the Southeast has changed little from last week. However, there have been some shifts in where the driest areas are. While improvements were seen in Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia and Florida, dry…
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Expect daily showers through the end of August

Our weather pattern has recently shifted back towards a summertime pattern with lots of pop-up thunderstorms. Not everyone will get hit every day, but you can expect a lot of activity over the next week, especially in northern Georgia, where several inches could fall in the next two weeks. The…
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