UGA Extension Viticulture Blog

Wettest conditions along the coast this week

The rain this week is focused along the front which is currently draped across northern Florida and along the coast. Areas north of the front should see relatively light amounts of precipitation, while areas along and to the south of the front could see heavy rain and even some flash…
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Dry weather for the weekend, then back to summer showers

The increased storm activity this afternoon is coming in ahead of a front that is dropping down from the north. I expect stormy weather to continue through Wednesday or maybe Thursday morning and then drop to the south. That should leave northern Georgia and Alabama in cooler and drier air…
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Seasonal rains this week

The latest 7-day QPF forecast shows that most of the region should get at least an inch of rain this week. The lightest amounts are likely to be in northern Alabama and Georgia and upstate North and South Carolina, where 3/4 of an inch is more likely. This pattern is…
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More typical summer weather expected

The typical summer weather pattern is here and is expected to stay in the area for at least the next couple of weeks. This week looks relatively dry, but scattered daily showers and thunderstorms may hit some fields and miss others under weak steering currents, especially in week 2. By…
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Mostly dry after weekend showers

Most of the active rain this week will be in the coastal plains and off the coast in the Atlantic Ocean, as a disorganized low pressure center moves through the area. By Monday afternoon, most of the Southeast except for those areas should be drying out, with only small amounts…
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Scattered showers expected for most of next two weeks

The latest forecasts for northern Georgia and surrounding areas show that scattered showers similar to what we are seeing today are expected to continue across the region for most of the next two weeks. These summer storms are very typical for late summer and because they are so scattered, getting…
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Climate outlook for July 2019 and beyond

The latest forecasts for July and beyond came out over the weekend. They show that all of Georgia is expected to be warmer than normal in temperature for the month of July. This trend is expected to continue through fall. Most of the trend is due to the long-term increases…
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Weather and climate outlook for May, June and beyond

Producers are all busy working in their fields, planting, spraying, and irrigating. Some folks are making hay or working on small grains as well. Here is a look ahead at the weather and climate for the next few weeks. The major feature of the weather across the Southeast for the…
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