Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

Rain returns to northern parts of the Southeast

While dry conditions have allowed drought to expand in the Southeast, parts of the region should see quite a bit of rain this week. The Florida peninsula will remain dry, but north of that, as much as seven inches could be measured in a few places. Rain should be distributed…
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NWS: New ENSO advisory shows we are in La Niña

The latest advisory for ENSO came out today and shows that we are firmly in a La Niña now and are expected to stay so for at least the next few months before returning to neutral conditions. You can read the outlook at http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/products/analysis_monitoring/enso_advisory/ensodisc.shtml. While we can get lots of ups…
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Once the front moves out, a dry week for most

The latest 7-day QPF forecast shows that once the cold front that has brought snow to parts of several Southeastern states moves out (it’s snowing at my house in Athens as I type this), we should see a quiet week with no additional rain or snow. The exception is the…
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Wetter week as next cold front arrives

The next week should bring more rain to the Southeast midweek as a strong cold front moves through the area.  This cold front is expected to bring much colder air to the region, which should last for a week or so before moderating. While a few forecast models hint at…
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