Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

Very low pressure in NW Georgia

A very tight low pressure center is located in the far northwest corner of Georgia tonight.  The pressure of the storm in the center near Dalton GA was 981.2 millibars or 28.97 inches of mercury.  This would be one of the lowest pressures ever reported in a non-tropical storm in…
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Floods and other disasters are on the increase–should people be allowed to rebuild?

Seth Borenstein of AP reported today on a new study published in Nature Climate Change that projects at least a fivefold increase in downpours in the Gulf Coast, Atlantic Coast and Southwest.  The results of the study using a high-resolution computer model which can resolve smaller scale weather like thunderstorms shows…
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