Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

February outlook shows that colder conditions are likely

The latest climate outlooks for February and February-through-April were released today (in spite of the government shutdown, and thanks to the NOAA folk who are working without paychecks at the moment to produce them!).  The map shows that February is leaning towards colder temperatures than normal across Georgia, with drier…
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Severe drought develops in Florida

With the continued lack of rainfall in the Florida peninsula, an area of severe (D2) drought has been added to the Drought Monitor map this week. The severe drought stretches along the east coast northeast of Lake Okeechobee. Rainfall in the next week will probably keep things unchanged in next…
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2018 climate summary for the Southeast is now available

The 2018 annual summary of the climate for the Southeast is now available online. It includes a summary of conditions across the region and a list of the top ten most extreme events. You can read it at Note that listings of the ranking of 2018 compared to other…
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