Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

CPC: Latest outlooks for summer and fall

NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center released their latest round of climate predictions late last week. You can always find them at http://www.cpc.noaa.gov too.  The outlooks show that for July, there are equal chances of near, below and above normal precipitation across the Southeast, with most of the region falling into the…
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More rain in the forecast

The latest 7-day QPF map shows that there is a chance of rain every day this coming week, although Sunday will probably be fairly dry for more areas.  As long as we have wet soils, the chance of daily rains will continue. The longer-range forecasts do show a chance of…
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NWS Water Resources Outlook

The latest Water Resources Outlook video from the NWS Southeast River Forecast Center is now available on YouTube. You can reach it through https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cdBOXWv6HUM&feature=youtu.be.
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Seasonal summertime rains all week

We are now well into the typical summertime precipitation pattern for the Southeast. Ample soil moisture from our wet May and early June has provided a good source of water vapor for the development of daily thunderstorms. As usual, these storms will be hit-or-miss across the area, although most areas…
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Rain possible most days this week

The latest 7-day QPF map shows that it should be a fairly rainy week across the Southeast. Some rain is possible every day, with no day looking completely dry. The rain is likely to be scattered thunderstorms for the most part, so expect hit-or-miss conditions in many areas.
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