Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

Video: NOAA releases annual Arctic Report Card

EarthSky noted that NOAA’s latest Arctic Report Card was released this week. This year’s report shows that the Arctic region experienced the 2nd-warmest air temperatures ever recorded, the 2nd-lowest overall sea-ice coverage, and lowest recorded winter ice in the Bering Sea. You can read more and watch a video news…
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A mostly dry week bookended by rain

It’s raining this morning as I write this, but once this system moves out of the Southeast later today, we should see a dry period through the region Sunday through Wednesday. After that, the next system should start to enter the picture, although the heaviest rain will be offshore along…
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Weather Underground: The 3 Highest-Volume U.S. Rainfall Events on Record Have Happened in the Past 3 Years

A recent article by Dr. Jeff Masters of Weather Underground highlights the recent high-volume rain events that have hit the US, including Hurricane Harvey in 2017, Hurricane Florence in 2018, and a rainstorm in March 2016 in Louisiana. Masters points out that these three rain events are the three highest…
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