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NWS: New Water Resources Outlook video

The National Weather Service’s Southeast River Forecast Center has published their latest video rendition of the monthly water outlook this week. This one takes a special look at the reservoirs around the Southeast and where they are compared to normal conditions. You can view it at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HM8mm48XJ-4&feature=youtu.be.
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Another mostly dry week

The latest 7 day QPF map shows that almost all areas of the Southeast will receive less than half an inch this week. The only exceptions are parts of the Appalachian Mountains and a small area near Miami. Most of that will fall on Monday. This means we are unlikely…
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Drought continues to expand this week

As expected, the latest Drought Monitor shows an expansion of severe drought in the Southeast. The area of D2 drought is larger than last week in SW Georgia, the Florida panhandle, and SE Alabama. A second area of severe drought has also been introduced into Alabama. The latest seasonal outlook…
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Mostly dry week for the Southeast

The latest 7-day QPF map shows that most of the Southeast will have only a little precipitation this week, with some areas receiving none at all. The cold temperatures will minimize loss from evaporation but the lack of water may contribute to increasing the drought in next week’s Drought Monitor.
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NOAA: La Niña update

The latest outlook on La Niña was released by NOAA this week. It’s a look at the current state of ENSO (the see-saw that occurs between El Niño and La Niña and a discussion of what a double-dip La Niña is as well as a forecast for what to expect…
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Rain for all of the Southeast this week

After a mostly dry weekend, rain should return to all of the Southeast by mid-week, increasing its coverage to include all of the region by the end of the week, according to the latest 7 day QPF maps. Amounts will vary from 0.5 inches along the coastal plain of Georgia…
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