Monthly archive for July 2016

COMMENTARY 7/29/16

Warmer to hot as we get into mid next week.  Some shower possibilities are likely. St Louis river level DROPPING ~ at 16.7′ and forecast 14.4‘ by 8/3.   CORN OLD ~ UP 3    NEW ~ UP 4 After bottoming out at near contract lows, it doesn’t take much to cause a bounce.  N Ohio still […]

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COMMENTARY 7/28/16

Mighty seasonable, cool weather as we work into the weekend, then a few days of hot for early next week, followed by normal temps.  Widespread rains are expected for the next 10 days.  The GFS forecast is likely to be warmer and possibly wetter later today for beyond 8/5. […]

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COMMENTARY 7/27/16

Mighty seasonable, cool weather as we work into the weekend, then a few days of hot for early next week, followed by normal temps.  Widespread rains are expected for the next 10 days.  The GFS forecast is likely to be warmer and possibly wetter later today for beyond 8/5. […]

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COMMENTARY 7/26/16

Widespread coverage of above avg rain is forecast for most of the Midwest over the next 10 days with heavy rain across the Delta and the SE third of the Corn Belt into the weekend.  This should be followed by storm clusters in many areas for the FH of next week.  A […]

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COMMENTARY 7/25/16

Widespread coverage of above avg rain is forecast for most of the Midwest the next 10 days as an upper level high stays too far S. The excessive heat is breaking and will continue to weaken, ending Thurs, followed by some cooler temps.  Accum of of 1″ to 2″ can be expected […]

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COMMENTARY 7/22/16

More widespread, heavy rain in Central/N IL, WI, and E Iowa overnight.  Temps remain hot through Sunday, then steadily diminish as several cool fronts pass next week, initiating more chances for rain. St Louis river level RISING ~ at 13.5′ and forecast 17.5‘ by 7/27.   CORN OLD ~ UP 1    NEW ~ UP 1 Significant rains moved through […]

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COMMENTARY 7/21/16

Very hot weather is upon us and will keep the Midwest stuffy through the weekend.  Several additional storms are expected to run across parts of the Corn Belt as well.  Next week the really hot temps subside as the heat expands and storm chances increase into Wed as a […]

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COMMENTARY 7/20/16

 Very hot weather is upon us and will keep the Midwest stuffy through the weekend.  (But with ample moisture received, it isn’t an issue.) Several additional storms are expected to run across parts of the Corn Belt as well.  Next week the really hot temps subside as the heat […]

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COMMENTARY 7/19/16

Great Crop Conditions continue to dictate.  The huge upper level high continues to for at least 2 more weeks, but next week cooler. Storms should continue to pop up over the Belt, then after this weekend, temps ease back to regular hot levels are shoved out by a cool front.  After that, yet another hot […]

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COMMENTARY 7/18/16

Heavy rain moved across IL, IN, an IA overnight and this am.  The heat will now expand and intensify all the way in to the END of the weekend into the weekend.  Temps are thought to return to a more normal level after that and then cooling. The latest GFS model is […]

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