Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

“Racing the Storm: The Story of the Mobile Bay Sailing Disaster”

For those of you who like sailing and exciting stories, here is a story from Smithsonian magazine I ran across today on the Mobile Bay sailing disaster of 2015, when hurricane-force winds “swept more than 100 boaters into one of the worst sailing disasters in modern American history.” Surprisingly, it…
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8 Steps Every Pet-Owner Needs To Know In Case Of Disaster

Since we are now entering the heart of hurricane and flood season, when evacuations may become necessarily, it’s a good idea to think about your evacuation plans.  FEMA is a great source of information on how to plan for an evacuation (for example, see https://www.ready.gov/evacuating-yourself-and-your-family), but I thought this article…
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Lightning Safety Week

This week the National Weather Service is celebrating Lightning Safety Week.  Lightning can kill any time of year but with more outdoor activities coupled with the best chances for thunderstorms, summer is the prime season for lightning injuries and deaths.  Be safe and be smart!  You can read more from…
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