Monthly archive for December 2015

BIDS 12/31/15

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COMMENTARY **RIVER SHOULD OPEN MID NEXT WEEK

St Louis river level ~HIGH ~ at +42.2 and forecast to be 37.6 by  THUR 1/4    Good amounts of snow coverage across US wheat country should insulate against the cold. Additional rain/snow across the N half of the US will contribute to flooding of major interior rivers into next week.     In SA, Argentina has seen scattered rain as well as […]

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BIDS 12/30/15

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COMMENTARY 12/30/15 ***MORE CLOSURES!!

St Louis river level ~HIGH & STEADY~ at +41.2.2 and forecast to be 42.1 by  THUR 12/31    (Flood Stage = 30.0′   –  MAJOR Flood Stage = 40.0′) FORECAST:         12/30     12/31      1/1         1/2        1/3          1/4    Cresting expected FRI                                  41.2′    42.1′      42.5′    41.7′   39.7′     36.0′ Good amounts of snow coverage across US wheat country should insulate against the cold. Additional rain/snow across the N half […]

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BIDS 12/29/15

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COMMERNTARY 12/29/15 **RIVER LEVELS HIGH!

St Louis river level ~RISING RAPIDLY~ at +39.2 and forecast to be 43.7 by  THUR 12/31    (Flood Stage = 30.0′   –  MAJOR Flood Stage = 40.0′) FORECAST:         12/29     12/30     12/31      1/1         1/2        1/3        Cresting expected THUR/FRI                                  39.4′    43.6′      43.7′    43.0′   41.3′     39.3′ Good amount of snow coverage across US wheat country should insulate against the cold. Additional rain/snow across the N half […]

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COMMENTARY 12/28/15 ***FLOOD WATERS THREATENING ST LOUIS SERVICE

St Louis river level ~RISING RAPIDLY~ at +37.9 and forecast to be 44.8 by  THUR 12/31  (Flood Stage is 30.0)   **HIGH WATER – DELUGE IS CLOSING STL RIVER FACILITIES!!!! FORECAST:         12/29     12/30     12/31      1/1         1/2                                  39.4′    43.6′      44.8′    44.2′   42.5′ Further forecasts calling for Cresting Wed/THUR   –>THIS IS RECORD SETTING POTENTIAL. ~STAY TUNED~ In the Central US, the big rain maker exits tonight, […]

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COMMENTARY 12/24/15 ****HIGH WATER CLOSING STL FACILITIES!!

**HIGH WATER – DELUGE IS CLOSING STL RIVER FACILITIES!!!!   St Louis river level ~RISING RAPIDLY~ at +36.0 and forecast to be 43.9 by  1/1  (Flood Stage is 30.0)   FORECAST:         12/27    12/28    12/29     12/30       12/31      1/1                                   33.6       36.0      41.5       44.4         44.8      43.9 Further forecasts calling for Cresting Wed/THUR   –>THIS IS RECORD SETTING POTENTIAL. ~STAY TUNED~ It’s […]

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BIDS 12/23/15

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COMMENTARY 12/23/15

It’s the same forecast, below normal rain and above average heat affect N Brazil the next 7-10 days.  There is a fair amount of uncertainty but seasonably-heavy rain is likely in driest N areas of Brazil Jan 1-5th.  S Brazil and Paraguay’s forecast continues wet as storm clusters continue to impact the […]

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