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Dry conditions contracted this week

The latest Drought Monitor, released this morning, shows that abnormally dry conditions have been removed from Georgia and shrunk in South Carolina over the last week due to the rain there. There was no change in conditions in North Carolina, Virginia and Puerto Rico. With a completely dry week for…
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Video: Vorticity 4

If you like to watch exciting time lapse video of clouds, you can never go wrong with Mike Olbinski’s fantastic cloud videos. This week he released a new one, Vorticity 4, that highlights spinning clouds, plus a few tornadoes, cloudbursts, and lightning. You can view it at https://youtu.be/YJgDBr_pH4U. Be sure…
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Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint (ACF) Drought and Water Monthly Webinar, Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at 1 p.m. ET

The webinar will provide updated information on the climate, water, and drought status of the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint (ACF) River Basin. This drought assessment webinar is brought to you by the Auburn University Water Resources Center and the National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS). Presentations from:Florida Climate CenterADECA Office of Water ResourcesUSGS…
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Updated: Home Emergency Preparedness Handbook

The University of Georgia Extension Bulletin 1428 on preparing your home for emergencies was recently updated. It is now available at https://extension.uga.edu/publications/detail.html?number=b1428. Communities across Georgia are subject to a number of potential disasters such as fires, flooding, severe storms, earthquakes, dam failures, tornados, and hurricanes. While we all hope that…
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Video: Hurricane Awareness–Forecasts, Watches and Warnings

Here is a good video that describes hurricane forecasts, watches, and warnings from the National Weather Service. It includes sign language and closed captions for those who cannot hear the audio. You can view it at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xKdkYi9VAxY&list=PL34exzZIOEfECIvkbaTtsy36jJw0hQKp7&index=6. They have a whole series on hurricane safety available on YouTube including videos…
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