Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

Where did Erika go?

After all the dire predictions of rain for the Southeast, today is relatively sunny and dry.  What happened to the predictions of heavy rain from the remains of TS Erika? The radar shows the blob of rain that was formerly Erika spinning just off the west coast of Florida.  So…
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Agricultural losses in Puerto Rico due to TS Erika top $20 million

Estimates of the agricultural losses in Puerto Rico continue to rise following the passage of Tropical Storm Erika a few days ago.  The current estimates are for losses in excess of $20 million. Caribbean Business reported here that the most damaged crops, particularly due to Erika’s winds, are plantains and bananas,…
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