Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

The apocalypse is not here

There has been a tremendous amount of hype the last few days about the coming cold outbreak that will be affecting most of the eastern 2/3 of the United States.  Some bloggers and pundits have talked about “bombogenesis” and the return of the “polar vortex” and unprecedented cold temperatures.  Dr….
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Cold start to November, and more to come

The first few days of November have been more than nine degrees below average for most of the Southeast.  You can visualize this data for yourself (sample current map shown below) at the High Plains Climate Center’s current climate summary maps website: http://www.hprcc.unl.edu/maps/current/index.php?action=update_region&region=US Unfortunately for those who like warm weather, these…
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