SPSGSP from 5/9/2017 8:25 PM to 9:15 PM EDT for Catawba County: A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT EAST CENTRAL CATAWBAEASTERN ALEXANDERIREDELL AND WEST CENTRAL ROWAN COUNTIES UNTIL 915 PM EDT. More information.
U.S. Drought at Lowest Level in Nearly Two Decades
(After years of intense, record-setting drought across the U.S., particularly in the Great Plains and California, the country is now experiencing its lowest level of drought in the 17 years since the U.S. Drought Monitor began its weekly updates.
Less than 5 percent of the U.S. was in some stage of drought as of May 4, the most recent update, compared to the 65 percent mired in drought in September 2012.)
Off-Season Hurricane Outlook and Discussion for May 8, 2017
(PLEASE CLICK AND WATCH THIS 15 MINUTE VIDEO FROM MAY 8TH 2017)
CURRENT STATUS OF EL-NINO!
(PLEASE CLICK ON THIS LINK AND THE ATTACHED PDF THAT WAS UPDATED YESTERDAY MAY 8TH 2017) THE PICTURE OF THE PACIFIC BASIS IS CURRENT
PDF- Please click and read the 32 page update on EL-NINO http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/products/analysis_monitoring/lanina/enso_evolution-status-fcsts-web.pdf
SPSJAX from 5/9/2017 10:26 AM to 5:00 PM EDT for Duval County: WEST MIMS SMOKE PLUME UPDATED AS OF 10 AM. More information.
CAEOHX from 5/9/2017 6:16 AM to 8:20 AM CDT for Sullivan County, Cocke County, Sevier County, Greene County, Unicoi County, Washington County. More information.
New event. Red Flag Warning from 5/9/2017 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT for Hendry County, Collier County. More information.