Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

“Hurricane Matthew damages North Carolina sweet potatoes, spares Florida and Georgia”

The Packer noted this week that Hurricane Matthew damaged crops in some parts of the Southeast while leaving others relatively untouched.  Florida crops were not significantly affected by the storm winds, which were lower than expected due to the center of the storm remaining offshore.  Georgia crops also escaped the…
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Historical South Carolina hurricanes

The Post and Courier has a short list of other significant hurricanes that have affected South Carolina.  You can see the list at http://www.postandcourier.com/20160824/160829709/five-of-south-carolinas-most-horrific-and-historic-hurricanes.  See Hurricane Hugo on the image below.
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Update on Matthew from Wunder Blog

Jeff Masters and Bob Henson have a comprehensive write-up of the impacts of Matthew on the Southeast at their blog post on the WunderBlog here.  Matthew finally made landfall south of Myrtle Beach today and is now moving slowly northeast with a large shield of rain north and east of…
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