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Travel weather for your holiday trip

The National Weather Service has a new experimental product that can show you the weather along your trip route.  The NWS Enhanced Data Display provides the ability to look at weather in layers of temperature, precipitation, wind etc in an interactive map-based format.  To get the travel weather, go to…
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Climate impacts on the 2014 pecan harvest

Dr. Lenny Wells, UGA Scientist, gives us a harvest update (thanks to Rome Ethredge for posting this on his blog first): “Early estimates placed the 2014 Georgia Pecan crop at 80-90 million lbs. But,  as pecan producers have been gathering their crop, it has been obvious that the lbs making it into the wagons are not what they…
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Adapting to less water in the West

I ran across an interesting article in National Geographic today discussing the changes that farmers in California and the West are starting to make in response to the continuing drought conditions there and the prospect for less water in the future as groundwater becomes more regulated and harder to access…
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Changes in store for early December

Based on the outlooks for temperature and precipitation from the Climate Prediction Center, it looks like the weather may be changing early in December to something warmer and wetter.  The maps for the 6-10 day outlook (November 28-Dec 2) show an increased chance of cooler and drier conditions than normal, while the…
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