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Four areas of interest in the Atlantic Basin

Over the weekend, the tropics have started to wake up after a long spell with no tropical activity. As of Sunday night, there are four areas identified on the Atlantic Ocean map that have a chance of developing into a tropical depression in the next five days. The area in…
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Most rain this week will be near the coasts

The latest 7-day QPF map shows that most of the rain that is expected to fall this week will be located near the Gulf and Atlantic Coasts, including all of Florida. Those areas could see several inches of rain. Not good news for the farmers in those areas, who are…
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Little drought left in the Southeast

With the rain that much of the region experienced this past week, most drought has been erased from the latest Drought Monitor map, released today. There are still only a few small patches in Alabama, South Carolina, and Florida, and those are likely to be gone soon. A few remnant…
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Hurricane hype is here

It’s been a remarkably quiet July and August this year, with no named tropical storms since the three that occurred early in the season. In fact, it’s one of the quietest tropical periods in the Atlantic basin since records began. But the models are starting to show a change in…
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