Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

New Water Resources Outlook video available

The latest issue of the Southeast River Forecast Center’s Water Resources Outlook was put up on YouTube today.  In it the NWS hydrologists talk about the current state of surface water conditions around the Southeast and look ahead to the next few weeks.  You can view it at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s2b0DWx9AZI&feature=youtu.be.
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Drought improvement in some areas

This morning’s Drought Monitor shows a reduction in drought in the panhandle of Florida as well as southern Georgia.  Dry conditions were removed from the Georgia coast as well due to plenty of rain.  However, extreme drought expanded in northwest South Carolina due to lack of rain there.  The latest…
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Slow improvement in drought conditions

The welcome rain in the past week helped reduce the worst drought in the Southeast, although the overall area of dry conditions did not change.  Just like the drought status is slow to worsen when we are going into a drought, the Drought Monitor authors remove drought slowly until it…
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