Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

“New National Hurricane Center warnings unveiled to give more detailed notice”

The Miami Herald-Tribune noted this week that “Following last year’s hurricane season, which broke Florida’s nearly 11-year streak without a hurricane making landfall here, a number of new warnings are being unveiled by the National Hurricane Center to better notify those in a storm’s path, the organization’s acting director said…
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It’s Hurricane Preparedness Week!

This week is NOAA’s Hurricane Preparedness Week.  Do you know what to do if a hurricane or tropical storm is forecast for your area?  What can you do to plan ahead?  The NWS offices in the Southeast are putting out tips all week in preparation for the official start of…
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NOAA: What’s new in hurricane forecasting?

As we edge towards June 1, the start of the Atlantic hurricane season, NOAA has provided some information on what innovations they are planning for this year.  You can read about them at http://www.noaa.gov/news/what-s-new-in-hurricane-forecasting. The Carolinas Climate list newsletter also noted these upcoming webinars to explain some of their new products:…
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Tropical Storm Arlene forms in Atlantic

Even though the Atlantic tropical season does not begin until June 1, this year we have the early formation of Tropical Storm Arlene way out in the central Atlantic Ocean.  It is far from land and not expected to affect anything except shipping routes.   You can read more about…
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