Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

Severe drought expands in Georgia

The latest Drought Monitor shows that severe drought has expanded in southeastern Georgia. Abnormally dry conditions shrunk in Alabama but expanded in South Carolina. These trends are likely to continue in the next week as most of the rain that is expected will fall in central and north Alabama and…
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Florida tomatoes looking great

The Packer noted this week that due to almost ideal weather conditions in February, Florida tomatoes are looking very good and should provide a bountiful harvest this year. Weather problems earlier in the winter reduced production but the warm weather in recent weeks has caused them to ripen quickly. You…
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Beyond the Data: Supplemental information on the monthly climate summary and how to access it

Every month NOAA publishes a monthly climate summary which contains information about the ranking of temperature and precipitation by state, climate division, and region as well as statistics on how warm or cold, wet or dry each region is. But there is a wealth of additional information you might not…
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SERCC: February 2018 climate report now available

The latest monthly climate summary for the Southeast is now available from the Southeast Regional Climate Center. It was the warmest February for the Southeast since records began in 1895. You can view the report at
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