Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

Seasonal week of rain coming up

The latest 7-day QPF forecast shows seasonal rainfall over most of the Southeast, with the driest areas in the northern half of the region.  This is probably a good thing after the rain that has hit the area from post-tropical storm Cindy this week.  Cooler temperatures should also reduce stress…
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Moderate rainfall this week

The latest 7-day QPF map shows that moderate rainfall should affect the Southeast in the coming week. Rain could fall any day but the largest amounts are expected to remain off the coast, while inland areas should receive an inch to 1.5 inches for most of the region.
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Another wet week

Another week of good rain is expected across most of the Southeast starting today, with most areas expected to receive well over an inch.  Florida should receive 3 inches in some places, which will put a further dent in the drought there.  The driest area will be eastern North Carolina…
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Weather Underground: Summer U.S. Forecast: Hotter, More Polluted Than Usual

Dr. Jeff Masters of Weather Underground has a discussion today about climate conditions for the upcoming summer based on the latest forecast from Columbia University’s International Research Institute for Climate and Society.  It shows that parts of the US, particularly the intermountain west including Denver and Salt Lake City have…
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Wet week should reduce drought in Florida

A very wet week is expected for the Florida peninsula this week, with most areas expected to see several inches of rain. That is likely to put a dent in the drought that has developed in that region over recent weeks.  The rest of the Southeast is also expected to…
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