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May 2019 so far is warmer and wetter than normal

After the first two weeks, May 2019 is slightly wetter than normal across the region, with a drier than normal area in eastern North Carolina. Temperatures across most of the region are well above normal, especially in the Carolinas and Virginia. In spite of the above-normal rainfall, the hot temperatures…
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NOAA: US has relatively warm and wet April 2019

The latest monthly climate summary for the US was released by NOAA last week. It shows that for the contiguous US, this April was relatively warm, especially along the coasts. Most of the Southeast was warmer and wetter than usual except for a few areas in southern Georgia, where moderate…
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A rainy weekend may improve drought conditions

This weekend most of the Southeast will see rain, and some of it could be substantial where thunderstorms occur. After that, the rain will mostly be confined to south Florida and Virginia. The rain could help to alleviate dry conditions in the areas that have been suffering from dry soils,…
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Moderate drought expands in Georgia

This last week has been fairly dry for most of the Southeast. Most states maintained their drought status from last week, but in Georgia, the areas of moderate drought expanded due to warm temperatures and lack of precipitation. Unfortunately, while northern Georgia and other parts of the Southeast will see…
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