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Only light rain this week

Fall returned to parts of the Southeast this morning as a wedge of cooler air moved into the region from the northeast along the east side of the Appalachians. But only light rain is expected from this air along with a cold front early next week for many parts of…
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Hot and dry conditions continue, but cooler next weekend?

The latest 7-day QPF map shows another very dry week, which continues the streak of dry conditions along with well above normal temperatures.  Almost no rain is expected to fall, although there may be some scattered showers in some places and at some times to give some temporary relief. By…
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Powdery Mildew Fungicide Resistance Survey

The following message is from Brooke Warres, a graduate student in the University of Georgia Plant Pathology Department. “Now that we are at harvest and spray programs may be halted or reduced, powdery mildew will likely be popping up.  As mentioned previously, we are conducting a survey of fungicide resistance…
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No rain in sight

Unless you live in southern Florida, you are unlikely to see any rain at all for at least the next week according to the latest 7-day QPF map. This is bad, because coupled with the well-above-normal temperatures, moisture stress is going to cause problems for ripening crops and will make…
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Still dry but cooler and less humid

A wedge of cool and dry air coming in from the northeast will bring sunny and pleasant conditions to the Southeast later this week. Very little chance of rain, and humidity and temperatures will be dropping. At last a taste of weather more like fall!  Nothing from the tropics is…
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