Marshall Shepherd, Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor and director of the Atmospheric Sciences Program, received $50,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service to examine the role of weather and climate in the 2016 Appalachian fire outbreak.
Harvey has been an emotional struggle for me and a grueling week for residents, first responders, officials, dispatchers and meteorologists of the Gulf Coast region.
Since slamming into the Texas coast as a Category 4 hurricane late Friday, Harvey has dumped at least
How did the storm rapidly blow up from Category 1 to 4, why is it so stuck over Houston, how can it possibly produce so much rain?
While Harvey no longer carries the fury of a Category 4 hurricane, many experts say that the worst is yet to come.
It might be a long time before we know the full impact of Hurricane Harvey on Texas. But as the city of Houston and the surrounding areas continue to face devastating flooding, some people are asking why people didn't evacuate the city.
Houston is predicted to have received between 32"-42" of rain, total, from Harvey by Wednesday afternoon. All of it. The whole area.
Just how bad is the flooding in southeastern Texas? University of Georgia meteorologist and geography professor John Knox is here to explain in a Medium post.
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Words cannot describe the catastrophic situation unfolding in Houston and Southeast Texas. As daylight dawned this morning, the scope of the devastation began to come into clearer focus, and it will probably take months, if not years, to fully recover from damage of this magnitude.
Watch video of Dr. Marshall Shepherd discusses the possibility of unprecedented rainfall from Hurricane Harvey.