Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

The “Enigma” tornado outbreak of 1884

Today marks the anniversary of one of the Southeast’s biggest tornado outbreaks in history.   From This Day in Weather History’s Facebook post: “Severe thunderstorms spawned sixty tornadoes in the southeastern U.S., killing between 178 and 1200 people and causing three million dollars damage. Georgia and the Carolinas were the…
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Weird things that have shown up on radar

Weather Underground posted a story today describing some of the non-precipitation things that have shown up on National Weather Service radars across the nation.  I’ve shared some of them before but you might be interested in seeing the full list.  You can see images and access the information at
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Drier than normal weather continues

The latest 7-day QPF forecast shows that most areas of the Southeast will receive less than half an inch of rain this week.  The driest areas will be in eastern North Carolina, where abnormally dry conditions were identified in the Drought Monitor this week, and could signal the beginnings of…
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