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July 2014 climate summary for Georgia

A small area of drought returned to Georgia at the end of July following a record-setting dry July in Alma. The station received only 0.44 inches for the month, much lower than the previous record of 0.77 inches set in 2006. Most of the state received less than the normal…
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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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