The pattern for the last 4 months has been wet dry wet dry with temperatures on a yo-yo. That pattern looks like it will continue the next 3-months.
The 7-day weather chart above shows a series of storm systems will move across the country the next couple weeks, impacting Georgia including Augusta for the Masters. Too far in advance for specifics but it stays warm in Georgia with varying rain chances on most but not all days.
We’ve dried out quite a bit since the last wet spell as indicated by the Georgia Climate Office:
Rainfall has been below-normal the past couple weeks:
The air masses have been dry allowing for high evaporation rates which has really allowed our once soggy soils to dry out a lot:
PERCENT SOIL MOISTURE DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL:
Above-normal rainfall is expected the next 10-15 days:
ESTIMATED RAIN AMOUNTS NEXT 5-DAYS:
RAINFALL AMOUNT ESTIMATE NEXT 10-DAYS:
500mb JET STREAM PATTERN MEAN OF DAYS 5-16:
The NAO/AO are both projected to go negative as a jet stream blocking pattern develops over Greenland, this suggests a mid to late month cool snap is possible. Although it’s too far in the future to put specific numbers out, can not rule out a light freeze or frost returning before April is done. We will probably have to worry about severe weather returning before any change to cooler.
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