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Severe drought returns to Georgia

The National Drought Monitor released their latest drought map today and severe drought (D2–dark tan on drought map) showed up for the first time in Georgia since March 19, 2013.  Two small areas in south central and southwest Georgia were identified and are well correlated with the lowest departures from…
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Is the warming Arctic causing more extreme summer weather?

David Zierden, the Florida State Climatologist, provides this commentary on the weather we have experienced this summer: Is the Warming Arctic Causing More Extreme Summer Weather? A new study came out this week in the proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences showing a connection between the rapidly warming Arctic…
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