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New Research Says Tropical Cyclones Are Intensifying More Quickly

A new study published in 2019 shows that tropical cyclones and hurricanes are strengthening more rapidly in recent years than in previous decades, according to NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information. A second article shows that the poorer island nations are bearing the brunt of these rapidly developing storms, leading…
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Rain midweek, otherwise dry

The latest 7-day QPF map shows that northern stretches of the region should see seasonal rain this week, but southern parts will see little to no rain again, which is likely to make dry conditions worse. The rain will mostly fall in the middle of the week, Tuesday through Thursday,…
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Abnormally dry conditions return to GA, expand in AL, FL

Another Thursday, another Drought Monitor. Thanks to the DM authors who make this happen every week with no pay for doing it! This week’s map shows that abnormally dry conditions (D0) have returned to the southern edge of Georgia and have expanded in southern Alabama and in Florida. The small…
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Vidalia onions set to ship on April 16

Vidalia onions are one of Georgia’s signature crops, and every year the Vidalia Onion Committee and the Georgia Department of Agriculture set a release date based on the crop readiness, weather conditions, and other factors. This year they have set the date for the release of the onions as April…
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