Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

NOAA emPOWER map helps emergency managers locate vulnerable populations

NOAA’s Climate Toolkit has a unique new tool that allows emergency managers and public health departments identify people who are vulnerable to loss of electrical power.  It links a database of Medicare beneficiaries who use electric adaptive devices to current weather hazards to identify how many people in an affected…
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One-third rule for calculating wet-bulb temperature can help determine when to irrigate for frost prevention

Farmers use a variety of techniques to help protect their vulnerable crops against frost damage when temperatures get near 32 F, including irrigation, large fans, or other heating methods.  But it is hard to know when to start the frost prevention measures, because if you wait until it gets to…
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