Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

Interactive tornado tracker tool

Here is a neat tool for looking at historical tornado tracks across the country.  It is run by the Midwestern Climate Center using the official Storm Prediction Center database and mapped onto an interactive map.  You can zoom into your county and filter by date and Fujita scale of tornado. …
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Today is National Heatstroke Prevention Day

The National Weather Service office in Peachtree City GA announced that today is National Heatstroke Prevention Day.  Heat is one of the leading killers due to weather across the nation, resulting in hundreds of fatalities each year.  Since farmers and extension agents spend a lot of time outdoors in sultry…
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El Niño…or El No-Show?

David Zierden, the Florida State climatologist, provides this update on El Nino:   Chances continue to lessen for the development of El Niño in late summer or fall. Evolution of Sea Surface Temperatures Back in mid-March through June, sea surface temperatures along the equator in the Pacific Ocean warmed significantly…
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