When it comes good general rainfall in the Southeast, we have seen better coverage recently than have in a while, which has helped pastures and field crops across the region.
According to the state climatologist, there are some counties in Georgia that are really suffering again this year from drought conditions, as Tyron Spearman has the latest. Listen to report here:
A USDA Meteorologist discusses the 2008 hurricane season now that we’re two months into it, and has some interesting observations. Admission for GROWERS is free at Citrus Expo Aug 20 & 21; Pre-register NOW-click the logo!
A high school in Marion county Alabama has a new weather station to serve the surrounding community. Report (1:00 mp3)
Compared to last year, the weather looks much wetter for the Southeast this spring and summer – but still some dryness remains. Report (1:00 mp3)
It is with great sadness and tremendously heavy hearts we report of the passing of Lee V. McCoy, known to many of his legions of friends and colleagues as the “RealMcCoy”. Lee lost his battle with cancer early morning Thursday May 22 in a Georgia hospital, admitted the Monday before in a bout with pneumonia. Please find details regarding Lee’s …
A freeze is in the forecast for the Southeast next week. Report(:30 mp3)
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded Florida State University $2.5 million to provide climate forecasting for the agricultural community in Florida, Georgia and Alabama. The grant will help fund the Southeast Climate Consortium (SECC). Read more here. Report (1:00 mp3)
Tyron Spearman hasÂ informationÂ on what was discussed in Washington D.C. recently concerning the drought in parts of Georgia.Â Report (:30 mp3)
The following workshops have been scheduled in South Florida concerning the Water Restrictions from the South Florida Water Management District. Irrigation Restrictions: Production Implications” workshops (pdf file) are scheduled as follows: March 5th â€“ Palm Beach County Extension, University of Florida/IFAS, 559 North Military Trail, West Palm Beach; 4:00pm â€“ 6:00pm. March 18th â€“ Southwest Florida Research and Education Center, …