Skip to Content

Farmers and scientists divided on climate change according to new study

A recent study of perceptions of climate change (published in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society) shows that there are significant differences between attitudes of scientists and agricultural producers on the causes of climate change.  Over 90 percent of scientists are sure that climate change is occurring and more…
Read More

List of NWS social media sites from the Southeast Regional Climate Center

If you like to follow social media on your computer or smart phone, you might want to check out this list of social media web sites provided by National Weather Service offices across the Southeast.  Most of these offices provide weather updates, storm information and other weather-related information through Facebook…
Read More

Abnormally dry conditions expand

The latest Drought Monitor, released yesterday, shows that abnormally dry conditions have expanded in the Southeast.  Most of the increase is in the Carolinas, where abnormally dry conditions have spread across much of those states.  But other areas are also seeing the effects of the lack of rainfall as well. …
Read More

Impacts of the strong Arctic air flow

The current outbreak of cold air that has moved into the Southeast from Canada is blowing strongly outside my window tonight, dropping temperatures quickly to near-freezing levels.  This outbreak is so strong that it has produced a “Tehuantepecer” or flow across Mexico from the Gulf of Mexico into the Pacific…
Read More