Today's Cotton Newsline is 3 cuts. All cuts are John Nielson-Gammon, Texas State Climatologist and Professor of Atmospheric Sciences at Texas A&M University.
Suggested Introduction 1:
Weather patterns among other factors affect producers and their planting decisions every year. In a recent study, John Nielson-Gammon, Texas State Climatologist and Professor of Atmospheric Sciences at Texas A&M University, used computer simulations of the atmosphere to better understand the causes of drought and other major weather patterns throughout the cotton belt.
Suggested Introduction 2:
Gammon explains how ocean temperatures played a role in the 2011 drought.
Suggested Introduction 3:
Longer term ocean patterns are important to watch when trying to predict rainfall during the summer months.