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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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Mostly dry except in the mountains

With the development and movement of TS Humberto to the northeast, nearly all of the Southeast will be free of rain this week. The only exceptions are the mountains and the areas immediately next to the coast or in southern Florida. The dry conditions are likely to increase drought conditions…
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This week’s weather depends on the Gulf of Mexico

While the weather for the next week looks generally warm and dry across the Southeast for at least the next week, there is a question about what may happen early next week with a disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico. As of this morning it has a 30 percent chance…
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Little rain again this week

The latest 7-day QPF map shows that nearly all of the region will see less than a quarter inch of rain this week. The only exceptions are a bit more in southern Florida and in the mountains, where some showers may pop up later in the week. It’s not uncommon…
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Hurricane Dorian may affect Georgia next week

I sent out a message to UGA Extension earlier today discussing the current forecast for Major Hurricane Dorian and its potential impact on Georgia. You can read the full text below, but here is a brief synopsis. Dorian is slowing down and is now expected to hit the east central…
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The big question this week is TS Dorian

If you’ve been paying attention to weather news this week, you are surely aware that there is a tropical storm in the Atlantic that could cause problems for the Southeast by Labor Day weekend. The storm is named Dorian, and it is currently passing through the western Atlantic with an…
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