Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

How good was the forecast for this week’s snow?

After any winter storm, armchair meteorologists complain about how bad the forecast was, how the National Weather Service and broadcast meteorologists blew it, and how disappointed they are.  Dr. Marshall Shepherd, UGA Geography professor, put together this side-by-side comparison to show that in this very tricky situation, the NWS did…
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2014 hurricane season summary

NOAA has just released their final summary of the 2014 hurricane season in the Atlantic Ocean (link to storm summaries).  It shows that the season was below average in activity, as expected, and that not a single storm hit the US mainland this year except a brush by Arthur on the…
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