Skip to Content

The new emergency responders: Librarians

Here is an interesting story from Crosscut describing how libraries are becoming centers of shelter for people in communities faced with extreme weather conditions. Many of the libraries are not designed for this usage, and librarians are not trained to deal with the influx of people that may need respite…
Read More

USGCRP Indicators Catalog

Indicators are observations or calculations that can be used to track conditions and trends. Indicators related to climate—which may be physical, ecological, or societal—can be used to understand how environmental conditions are changing, assess risks and vulnerabilities, and help inform resiliency and planning for climate impacts. The indicators listed include…
Read More

New website Heat.gov provides resources for dealing with extreme heat

Today a new website dedicated to providing resources for dealing with extreme heat was introduced. It is Heat.gov and is a product of the National Integrated Heat Health Information System. I have not heard of this initiative before, but it seems to be similar to the National Integrated Drought Information…
Read More

Southeast Climate Monthly Webinar + Harmful Algae Blooms in the Southeast–Tuesday July 26, 2022, at 10 am ET/9 am CT

Update: Video and slides now available at https://www.drought.gov/webinars/southeast-climate-monthly-webinar-july-26-2022. Join us for the Southeast Climate Monthly Webinar! These webinars provide the region’s stakeholders and interested parties with timely information on current and developing climate conditions such as drought, floods, and tropical storms, as well as climatic events like El Niño and…
Read More

Mostly light rainfall this week

The latest 7-day QPF map shows that rainfall amounts this week should be relatively light. The heaviest amounts will be in the Southern Appalachians, along the Carolina coast, and in the Florida peninsula. Some scattered showers may occur anywhere in the region, but they are not expected to amount to…
Read More