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David E. Stooksbury

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Area(s) of Expertise: Agrometerology, Climate Change

Stories

09/01/11 - Georgia's summer was, in a word, “Hot!” 08/31/11 - Extreme drought spreads into north Georgia 08/24/11 - Be prepared for bad weather year-round 06/22/11 - Georgia drought reaches highest level 06/07/11 - Ga. summer expected to be hotter and drier 05/31/11 - Drought grips Georgia harder 05/05/11 - Ga. drought likely to continue or worsen this summer 05/05/11 - Prepare now for severe weather 02/14/11 - Georgia peaches, blueberries risk spring freeze damage 01/12/11 - Weather radio, survival kit necessary year-round 11/24/10 - Drought covers most of Georgia 11/24/10 - Winter and early spring expected to be warm and dry 09/23/10 - Bad weather can hit Georgia anytime, anywhere 09/16/10 - Drought conditions expand into west, south Georgia 09/10/10 - Georgia sees warmest summer nights ever 08/12/10 - Mild drought returns to parts of Georgia 08/12/10 - Precaution and preparation prevent heat stress, stroke 07/21/10 - Abnormally dry conditions return to parts of Georgia 06/15/10 - Georgia's summer likely warmer, drier than normal 03/11/10 - Bitter winter shakes Georgians 03/04/10 - Spring will be cold, wet, hot and dry 01/21/10 - Georgia peaches, blueberries vulnerable to spring freeze 01/21/10 - Cold Georgia winter leads to soaring heating demand 10/22/09 - Wetter, cooler winter headed to Georgia 06/24/09 - Hot weather kills people and animals 06/11/09 - Georgia emerges from three-year drought 05/21/09 - Keep safety first during grilling season 05/21/09 - Prepare for hurricane season 05/05/09 - Lanier and Hartwell basins improve to mild drought 04/03/09 - Georgia drought free except Lanier, Hartwell basins 03/30/09 - March rain relieves Georgia drought 02/27/09 - Georgia’s spring climate outlook 02/26/09 - When does spring begin? 02/25/09 - State severely lacking in rainfall 02/05/09 - Increase your chances of surviving tornadoes 12/22/08 - Georgia’s winter weather will be extreme 10/01/08 - Georgia’s drought gets worse in dry September 06/26/08 - Georgia slips into deeper drought 06/04/08 - Drought spreads to S. Ga., conditions may worsen 04/24/08 - Drought lingers across north Georgia 04/10/08 - Stay safe during severe weather season 01/30/08 - UGA experts predict volatile farming year 01/24/08 - Georgia remains in drought despite winter rain 12/21/07 - Drought lingers despite recent rainfall 10/25/07 - La Niña pattern likely to prolong Georgia drought 09/11/07 - La Niña likely to bring warmer, drier cool season 08/30/07 - Poultry innovations give breathing room in summer 08/23/07 - Drought conditions in Georgia worsen dramatically 08/09/07 - Health concerns mount with several days around 100 08/08/07 - Drought worst yet in northwest, southwest Georgia 07/24/07 - A 'Katrina' will hit Georgia, climatologist says 07/24/07 - Be prepared before a major hurricane strikes 07/19/07 - Drought prompts UGA to boost irrigation programs 06/25/07 - Drought slowly worsens statewide in Georgia 06/04/07 - Drought eases in some areas, intensifies in others 06/01/07 - Extremely dry May sets records in Georgia 05/21/07 - Extreme, severe drought expand across Georgia 05/03/07 - Drought extreme across northwest and south Georgia 04/24/07 - Drought deepens, now extreme across south Georgia 04/19/07 - EPD tightens outdoor watering schedule in state 04/17/07 - Severe drought conditions develop across Georgia 04/05/07 - Help your lawn's turfgrass tolerate drought better 04/04/07 - Moderate drought conditions develop across Georgia 03/21/07 - Mild drought conditions develop across Georgia 03/13/07 - Tornado safety: increase your chance of surviving 12/06/06 - How will global warming affect people in Georgia? 08/03/06 - Climate forecast calls for more of same in Georgia 06/19/06 - Agricultural drought intensifies across Georgia 06/13/06 - Mild agricultural drought conditions back in state 06/01/06 - Georgia 4-H’ers turn tragedy into gold medal venture 05/03/06 - Hurricane in May? Early, active season possible 04/10/06 - Thirsty soils, streams across the state 02/23/06 - La Niña spring headed to Georgia? 12/06/05 - Winter outlook: wide swings from bitter to balmy 12/01/05 - Record hurricane season spins to a close 09/02/05 - Keep hazard kits handy 08/11/05 - Potential flood risk abnormally high in Georgia 07/14/05 - Dennis' rain, flooding slams Georgia homes, crops 06/23/05 - Climate Web site uses history to help farmers plan 04/20/05 - Don't let lawn suffer through summer dry spells 04/14/05 - Georgia sees variable spring weather 09/30/04 - Hurricane highlights documented 09/01/04 - Be prepared for hurricane, climatologist warns 06/16/04 - Expected summer West Nile Virus cases a low show 05/26/04 - Moderate drought returns to parts of Georgia 04/22/04 - Easily water lawns wisely this summer 04/19/04 - It's back: mild drought returns to Georgia 12/24/03 - Probability of damaging freeze higher in 2004 10/02/03 - Extreme cold expected this fall and winter 10/02/03 - State's weather created perfect fall leaf color 07/18/03 - Take flood precautions before waters start to rise 01/16/03 - Water conservation still important, officials say 12/30/02 - Long drought all but over 12/25/02 - Farmers could see better prices in 2003 07/18/02 - All Georgians should prepare for tropical weather 07/09/02 - NOAA weather radio could save your life 04/22/02 - Drought Expected to Worsen in Georgia 03/26/02 - Use 30-30 Rule for Thunderstorm Safety 02/28/02 - Drought Worsens Without Normal Winter Rains 02/25/02 - WEATHER ADVISORY 02/05/02 - Helpful Rain Not Enough to End Long Drought 11/21/01 - Days Without Rain Near Local Records 11/09/01 - Threat of Drought-fueled Wildfires High 11/01/01 - Three Dry Months Worsen Georgia Drought 09/21/01 - Drought Still Dusting Much of Georgia 08/29/01 - Drought Becomes Visible Again in Georgia 06/13/01 - 'Storm, Excess Water' Resource Back On-line 03/05/01 - March Rains Far From End to Drought 03/05/01 - * Special Agricultural Weather Statement * 02/22/01 - Drought Expected to Continue, Likely to Worsen 10/30/00 - Georgia's Climate Returning to More Extreme 08/23/00 - Keep a Close Eye on Hurricane Debby 07/11/00 - Drought Keeps Firm Grip on Georgia 06/08/00 - Drought to Floods? It's Hurricane Season 06/01/00 - Dry May Intensifies Drought in Georgia 05/16/00 - No End Seen as Drought Worsens in Georgia 05/01/00 - Drought Continues to Plague Georgia 03/30/00 - April Expected to be Warm and Dry 03/21/00 - Farmers' Triple Threat Could Raise Food Prices 02/22/00 - Long Georgia Drought Expected to Worsen 02/22/00 - Blame Long Drought on La Niña 12/20/99 - La Nina Keeping Drought Going. 10/07/99 - Dry Fall Looms Over Grain, Livestock Farmers 09/22/99 - Georgia Drought Expected to Continue Well into 2000 09/13/99 - Don't Let Floyd Catch You Unprepared 09/08/99 - Drought Raises Farm, Water, Wildfire Concerns 08/27/99 - Preparation Everything for Hurricanes 08/25/99 - Drought Among State's Worst Ever in August 08/18/99 - Heating Up: Severe Drought Expands in Georgia 08/10/99 - Severe Drought Returns to Georgia 08/06/99 - It's Peak Hurricane Season; All Georgians Need to Prepare 08/03/99 - Intense Heat Worsens Drought in Georgia 07/15/99 - Rains Subdue Drought; More Rain Still Needed 06/30/99 - Extreme to Severe Drought Persists Despite Recent Rains 06/18/99 - Rainfall Brings Some Temporary Drought Relief 06/09/99 - Drought Is Now 'Extreme' in Central Georgia Region 06/04/99 - Dry May Worsens Georgia Drought 05/21/99 - Spring Precipitation Near Record Low 05/20/99 - Severe Drought Conditions Continue Across Georgia 05/07/99 - Rain 'Perfect, Perfect, Perfect' for Georgia Peanut Crop 05/06/99 - Drought Not Just for Summer, UGA Scientist Says 05/05/99 - Drought Brings Bad Start for Georgia Farms, Forest Fires 04/28/99 - Most of Georgia in Drought Conditions