Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

After the rain, dry conditions return

7 day qpf 10-3-2015

The pesky upper level low that is currently dumping streams of rain across South Carolina, northern Georgia and adjoining areas is moving very slowly and will continue to bring heavy rain to the region for the next couple of days.  You can see the progression of the low in the…
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Update on flooding and Joaquin

rainfall update 10-2-2015

The latest forecast for rainfall from the current combination of weather events is shown below.  Note that the general pattern and amount of rain expected has not changed.  The NWS is still expecting historic rainfall amounts in South Carolina and heavy rain in adjoining areas of North Carolina and Georgia. …
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Wind field shows complicated pattern for the Southeast

joaquin 850 wind 10-2-2015

The streamflow image from this morning shows the complicated pattern that is affecting the weather in the Southeast today.  The first image shows the surface wind across the Southeast, which includes the spin of Hurricane Joaquin, plus the weaker spin of Investigation 90 to the east, which has an 80 percent…
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