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Expect daily showers through the end of August

Our weather pattern has recently shifted back towards a summertime pattern with lots of pop-up thunderstorms. Not everyone will get hit every day, but you can expect a lot of activity over the next week, especially in northern Georgia, where several inches could fall in the next two weeks. The…
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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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Wasps can be a pain in the…

Wasps, hornets, and even bees are opportunistic feeders, and during the mid to late summer they are actively searching for sources of sugars. Once they find sources of sugary foods, they will aggressively forage in those areas and recruit additional workers from the colony. As such, these stinging insects can…
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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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Presentations from summer muscadine conference

Over 40 people attended the 2019 UGA Extension Summer Muscadine Conference, held on July 9th in Athens, GA. Next summer’s conference will be held in Tifton, GA. Three of the six speakers gave presentations using Microsoft Powerpoint. Greg Ison, Patrick Conner, and myself share our presentations below for your reference….
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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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