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Southeastern cattle could help rebuild national herd and adapt to warmer temperatures

Growing Georgia published an article earlier this week describing how cattle from the Southeast could repopulate the national cattle herd, which is at a 50-year low.  “The South accounts for only 17 percent of the herd today, but with advances in forages and relatively mild weather, the region might account…
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Chance of El Nino now up to 80 percent

NOAA released their latest El Nino forecast today.  It indicates that there is a 70 percent chance of an El Nino developing during summer and an 80 percent chance of developing in fall.  The forecast discussion can be seen here.   NOAA also has a blog on El Nino at
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Live lightning map shows cold front sagging into northern GA tonight

A fascinating web site which collects live lightning data is showing a cold front sagging south into northern Georgia and Alabama tonight.  The lightning is occurring in thunderstorms which are forming along the front.  This could cause some locally heavy rain, gusty winds and lightining tonight and mark a return…
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