Tag Archive: Outlook

May 2017 Weather Summary & June Outlook

Source: National Weather Service May rainfall brought welcomed drought relief to much of the Florida Panhandle.  The National Weather Service estimates for May rainfall across the Florida Panhandle ranged from 3-10″, with most of the region in the 4-8″ range.  Only the coastal portion of Franklin County had less than 3″, while portions of Escambia, …

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April Weather Summary & May Outlook

National Weather Service estimates for April 2017 rainfall across the Florida Panhandle. April was another dry month for much of the Florida Panhandle.  There were streaks of red where heavy bands of rain came ashore and dropped 5-10″, but much of the region that is shaded beige or tan received less than 5″ of rain …

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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/05/06/april-weather-summary-may-outlook/

March Weather Summary & Planting Season Outlook

National Weather Service March 2017 rainfall estimates for the Florida Panhandle. Rainfall The National Weather Service rainfall estimates ranged from as little as 0.5″ to 4″ across the Florida Panhandle in March 2017.  The western counties had higher totals with 3-4″ in the tan sections, and 2-3″ in the yellow.  The eastern counties ranged from …

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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/04/08/march-weather-summary-planting-season-outlook/

Cotton Marketing News: New Crop Strength and Outlook

Don Shurley, Cotton Economist, UGA Professor Emeritus Eighty cent fever is running rampant.  New crop December 17 futures have made a great run and the uptrend is strong.  Support seems to be firm.  New crop cotton has gained almost a nickel since the first of the year.  Currently, old crop May 17 futures are at …

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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/03/17/cotton-marketing-news-new-crop-strength-and-outlook/

February Weather Summary and Spring Outlook

National Weather Service rainfall estimates for February 2017. February was considerably drier than January across much of the Panhandle.  There were a few areas that received over 5″ (red), while large portions had 4-5″ (light brown), or 3-4″ (tan).  The eastern portion of the Panhandle received the lowest totals ranging from 1-3″ for the month. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/03/04/february-weather-summary-and-spring-outlook/

January Weather Summary and Spring Outlook

Compared to December, January was pretty mild up until Sunday January 22, 2017, which was a scary, and really stormy day with high winds, tornado warnings and heavy rains as a cold front rumbled across the Panhandle.  The unusually warm temperatures fueled a storm system that was more typical of late March or April than …

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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/02/04/january-weather-summary-and-spring-outlook/

December Weather Summary and January Outlook

National Weather Service estimates of rainfall across the Panhandle in December 2016. December brought quite a change from the previous months of drought.  The National Weather Service estimates for rainfall ranged from isolated locations with over 15″ (purple), large regions with over 10″ (hot pink), to less than 4″ along the coast of Gulf, Franklin, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/01/07/december-weather-summary-and-january-outlook/

November Weather Summary and Winter Outlook

National Weather Service estimates of rainfall totals for November 2016. November was a very dry month across the Florida Panhandle.  For a good portion of the region the limited rain that fell came on November 30, the very last day of the month from a single cold front.  For the month, the vast majority of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/12/03/november-weather-summary-and-winter-outlook/

Cotton Marketing News: 2016 Situation Update and 2017 Crop Outlook

The 2016 US crop may still be somewhat of a question mark but USDA’s November numbers provided clarity on a few things—the crop got smaller in some areas as expected and the crop still got bigger overall. The North Carolina and South Carolina crops were reduced by a total of 95,000 bales.  The Georgia crop …

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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/12/03/cotton-marketing-news-2016-situation-update-and-2017-crop-outlook/

October Weather Summary and Three Month Outlook

Source: National Weather Service estimates for rainfall in the Florida Panhandle. October Summary October is historically one of the driest months of the year in the Florida Panhandle.  Much of the western portion of the Panhandle, however, was “O-for-October,” with little to no rainfall this year.  Northern Jefferson County did receive more than 3″ of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/11/05/october-weather-summary-and-three-month-outlook/

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