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First tropical depression of year

The first tropical depression of the year has formed off the east coast of Florida.  The forecast cone for the depression is shown below.  At this point it is still fairly disorganized but is expected to strengthen and turn north.  It is likely that the Florida peninsula will feel some…
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Tropical system continues to drift south

A tropical low pressure area is continuing to drift south to SSW off the coast of Georgia and Florida.  The National Hurricane Center gives this region a 60 percent chance of developing into a tropical depression in the next 48 hours and an 80 percent chance in the next five…
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Kansas ag producers worried about climate change; Extension agents most trusted for info

A recent study of perceptions of climate change was undertaken in Kansas to learn what agricultural producers thought about climate change.  The results are published here in the Journal of Extension.  Based on focus group discussions at several locations in Kansas, most producers are worried about the potential impacts of climate…
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Tropical activity off the east coast

For the first time this year there is a sign of potential development of a tropical storm off the east coast of the US.  A broad region of low pressure has the potential to form a tropical system over the next few days.  Currently this region is drifting to the…
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