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Hit-or-miss rain showers for most of the week

The latest 7-day QPF forecast (that’s Quantitative Precipitation Forecast) for the Southeast shows that most areas should receive at least an inch of rain in the next week, thanks to a continuation of the summertime pattern of daily thunderstorms. The driest areas are expected to be northern Virginia (which really…
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South Georgia and Alabama nearly dry this week

The latest 7-day QPF map shows that southern Georgia and Alabama and northern Florida are expected to get little to no rain this week, which will affect crop and pasture conditions there. Most of the rest of the region will get heavier rain, with isolated amounts in the mountains and…
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CPC: Climate outlook for August and rest of 2020

NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center has provided the latest set of climate outlook maps for the US this week. They show that August and the August through October period are expected to continue to be warmer and wetter than normal. The November through February period is showing the signs of what…
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Chance of dry spell increases

We’ve had a lot of rain this year so far, and cooler temperatures in recent weeks have helped keep the water balance in good shape. But in the last week temperatures have soared, and with little rain in the forecast the chance of a dry spell or flash drought developing…
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