Each week a new drought monitor is issued for the entire Unites States put together by a team of experts from different national organizations. So, what is going on in the Mid-South specifically that we are continuing to see worsening levels of drought?
There’s an old folklore that says that the stripes, or bands, on the caterpillar will reveal the details to the winter season. The caterpillars have already been spotted around the Mid-South, so let’s discuss, according to the folklore, what they’re revealing about the season.
A Mesoscale Convective System (MCS) is a collection of thunderstorms that act as a system. An MCS can spread across an entire state and last more than 12 hours. On radar one of these monsters might appear as a solid line, a broken line, or a cluster of cells. This all-encompassing term can include any of the following storm types: