Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

US Weather–What’s ahead for this summer?

USDA meteorology Brad Rippey provides a look at summer weather across the US in an article published this week at Growing Georgia here.  While drought across the nation is at very low levels, the drought in the Southeast looks like it could continue at least on the short term, although…
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Dry week after today’s rain

The system moving through the Southeast today will bring some rain to the area, particularly those areas in south Georgia and Florida that have been seeing an expansion of drought in recent weeks.  After that, the week looks like it will be dry across the region, with sunny skies and…
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NOAA: El Nino update

“Will he or won’t he?”  A question I’ve been getting a lot lately is whether or not we are headed into our next El Niño.  Fortunately for us in the Southeast, if we have either an El Niño or the opposite La Niña, statistically we have some idea of what…
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Make hay while the sun shines

For most of the Southeast, the next several days will be dry and sunny, and temperatures should rebound to more seasonal values.  For southern parts of the region, whatever rain is likely to come will be late in the week.  But our friends in North Carolina and Virginia can’t catch…
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Near-record cold temperatures coming to the Southeast on Friday

Chris Robbins off iWeatherNet.com posted some information about Friday’s weather on his Facebook page Thursday night for Atlanta/Athens/N. Georgia.  He noted that Friday’s high temperatures in places like Atlanta and Athens GA would likely be set overnight as a strong cold front passes through the state, dropping temperatures after it passes….
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More rain in store for most of the Southeast

The 7-day QPF map shows that parts of the Southeast are expected to get several more inches of rain this week as a weather system stalls to our west.  Mountainous areas and most of Alabama will receive the most rain.  The driest area this week will be the Florida peninsula,…
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