Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

Rain chances increase over the week

After a mostly dry weekend (except for Florida and the mountains), rain chances increase over the week as a front moves closer to the area. By Thursday, rain is more likely with thunderstorms ahead of the front, but may still be scattered. The driest region this week will be southern…
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Florence dominates the rain field this week

The latest 7-day QPF map shows the continuing presence of now Tropical Storm Florence as it slowly drifts to the SW before it turns west later today. The rainfall for the next seven days is mainly due to Florence except in Florida, where regular scattered daily thundershowers are expected to…
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September outlook shows continuation of wet and warm conditions; tropical activity increases

The latest monthly outlooks from NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center for September 2018 shows that warmer and wetter than usual conditions are expected again this month. Nighttime temperatures are likely to be more above normal than daytime temperatures due to the cloud cover associated with the rainstorms, although there should be…
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