Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

The most extreme rainfalls in each state

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Weather Underground’s latest blog post describes NOAA’s recent infographic, which shows the highest 24-hour rainfall amounts in each state.  You can read more about it here.  As you might expect, the Southeast has the highest record amounts because the heaviest rain is generally associated with tropical storms or hurricanes coming onshore…
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Updated graphs of climate change indicators

Source: NASA

AccuWeather put together a nice summary of indicators of changing climate in their post today at http://www.accuweather.com/en/weather-blogs/climatechange/update-on-climate-change-indic/58459419.  This article pulls together graphs of changes in Arctic and Antarctic sea ice, carbon dioxide measurements, and global temperature and presents them in a straightforward way with just a little commentary for context.
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