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Travel weather for your holiday trip

The National Weather Service has a new experimental product that can show you the weather along your trip route.  The NWS Enhanced Data Display provides the ability to look at weather in layers of temperature, precipitation, wind etc in an interactive map-based format.  To get the travel weather, go to…
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Climate impacts on the 2014 pecan harvest

Dr. Lenny Wells, UGA Scientist, gives us a harvest update (thanks to Rome Ethredge for posting this on his blog first): “Early estimates placed the 2014 Georgia Pecan crop at 80-90 million lbs. But,  as pecan producers have been gathering their crop, it has been obvious that the lbs making it into the wagons are not what they…
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Changes in store for early December

Based on the outlooks for temperature and precipitation from the Climate Prediction Center, it looks like the weather may be changing early in December to something warmer and wetter.  The maps for the 6-10 day outlook (November 28-Dec 2) show an increased chance of cooler and drier conditions than normal, while the…
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Rainy week in store

After a beautiful Saturday for most of the Southeast, heavy rain should fall across most of the region. Some areas could see as much as four inches.  Some areas in southern Georgia and Alabama could see severe weather on Sunday, including strong wind gusts and isolated tornadoes.  As the low…
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Heavy snows hamper milk collection

One of the stories that has not been widely reported in the news about the Buffalo snowstorm is the impact on local dairies. AgWeb listed a story from Dairy Today which indicates that a number of dairies in the affected area are dumping milk because the milk trucks were unable…
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