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Travel weather for your holiday trip

The National Weather Service has a new experimental product that can show you the weather along your trip route.  The NWS Enhanced Data Display provides the ability to look at weather in layers of temperature, precipitation, wind etc in an interactive map-based format.  To get the travel weather, go to…
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Amazing cold outbreak continues

My meteorologist and climatologist friends have been posting one story after another about the extreme cold weather we have experienced in the past day.  Today many areas set records for low maximum temperature, and some record lows were set.  Tomorrow morning, many more record lows are expected to be broken….
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The apocalypse is not here

There has been a tremendous amount of hype the last few days about the coming cold outbreak that will be affecting most of the eastern 2/3 of the United States.  Some bloggers and pundits have talked about “bombogenesis” and the return of the “polar vortex” and unprecedented cold temperatures.  Dr….
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Water footprint tool helps improve sod-based crop resilience

Climate.gov published an interview this week with Ron Bartel, a senior hydrologist with the University of Florida.  Bartel works with farmers in the Southeast who are interested in switching from conventional crop rotation to sod-based crop rotation.  In the interview, Bartel discusses his use of the Water Footprint Calculator, which…
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