Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

“What it’s like to be hit by lightning” has an interesting (if somewhat intense) article about what it is like to be hit by a stroke of lightning. Surprisingly, nine out of ten people survive a lightning stroke, but the lasting physical changes can be unnerving or downright dangerous. You can read it at
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Heavy rains eliminate extreme drought in north Georgia

The latest Drought Monitor shows that the heavy rains in northern Georgia and Alabama reduced drought levels significantly in that part of the region.  Less drought relief is shown in south Georgia and Florida, but the cut-off for the map was Tuesday so rain which fell after the cut-off time…
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