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Very wet week ahead

After a nice weekend, get ready for a very wet week ahead for everywhere in the Southeast except for south Florida.  The 7-day QPF show that places in the Southeast may get up to seven inches (updated from 5 inches this morning–see both maps below with newer map on the…
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First Atlantic hurricane forecast of the year predicts quiet Atlantic season

The hurricane prediction group at Colorado State University released their April prediction for the upcoming Atlantic tropical season.  You can read all the gory statistical details at  http://hurricane.atmos.colostate.edu/Forecasts/2015/apr2015/appdr2015.pdf.  Here are the predicted numbers, with average values in parentheses: ATLANTIC BASIN SEASONAL HURRICANE FORECAST FOR 2015 Forecast Parameter and 1981-2010 Median…
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Drought increases slightly across the Southeast

The latest issue of the National Drought Monitor was released this morning.  It shows that abnormally dry conditions and drought expanded slightly across the Southeast, especially in Florida, Alabama and Georgia.  An area of moderate drought was reintroduced to southwestern Georgia and an area of severe drought was added to…
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