11/01/2019, 7:40 am EDT

Global Alert: Brazil Flash Drought Potentail Areas Identified

Research produced by the Auburn University School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences updated the long-known concept of increased drought risk caused by the combination of long-term rainfall deficits often revealed in lowering deep soil moisture AND short-term rainfall deficits commonly depicted with Palmer Drought Severity Index (PDSI). Using the methodology flash drought potential areas are identified in Brazil and Argentina.
10/21/2019, 3:08 pm EDT

Heading Back Toward El Nino?

Several weeks of warming in the surface and subsurface eastern equatorial Pacific signals an ENSO trend toward weak El Nino. But is this warming a head fake?
10/10/2019, 11:23 am EDT

Unique Hagibis Heading for Tokyo

Similar to Dorian in the Bahamas, Hagibis transitioned from a tropical storm to a category 5 super typhoon in 24 hours crossing a plume of 86-87F water.