09/24/2019, 11:12 am EDT

Bad Drought Developing in Southeast U.S. and Expanding

The Southeast U.S. to Mid-Atlantic States continue to dry-out RAPIDLY. A significant drought is devloping in these regions. Rainfall needed to neutralize strong negative PDSI values is over 15 in. across eastern Georgia and now 12-15 in. in southern Alabama.
09/20/2019, 7:51 am EDT

Imelda Flooding & Why It Happened

The combination of long duration of vividly effective dynamic forcing to produce extreme rainfall caused yet another historic rainfall episode in southeast Texas.
09/16/2019, 12:02 pm EDT

ENSO In Neutral Phase; A La Nina Trend

The equatorial East Pacific surface and subsurface is cooling steadily. The East-central to far eastern equatorial Pacific surface has cooled to below normal. The subsurface East Pacific equatorial region has also cooled. Neutral ENSO is in-place but the short-term trend is toward La Nina.