Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

Drought continues its slow expansion in southern Florida

The latest Drought Monitor map, released earlier this week, shows that moderate (D1) drought is continuing to expand in southern Florida and now covers most of the southern half of the peninsula. With little rain in the forecast for the next week, that expansion could continue, causing some problems for…
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Florida the dry spot again this week

The latest 7-day QPF map shows that northern and western parts of our region will see moderate amounts of rain this week from systems this weekend and again late in the week, with a dry spell Tuesday through Thursday. The exception is the Florida Peninsula, which is expected to be…
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