Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

NOAA posts annual summary for 2014

NOAA released their annual summary report for 2014 this morning.  You can read the report at http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/summary-info/national/2014/12.  The report shows that this is the 18th year in a row that the US average temperature has exceeded the 20th century average, and the 34th warmest year for the contiguous US.  In…
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Drought mostly gone; January leans warmer and wetter than normal

The latest Drought Monitor report came out on Thursday and shows that most drought in the Southeast is gone due to recent rains.  Only a small area around Mobile Bay in AL is still showing moderate drought.  You can see the latest Drought Monitor at http://droughtmonitor.unl.edu/Home/RegionalDroughtMonitor.aspx?southeast.  This often happens over the…
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