Monthly archive for August 2016

COMMENTARY 8/31/16

Dry and cool as we get into the weekend.  Sharp warming pattern will begin Mon  setting the stage for potentially heavy rain (1″ – 3″) for the NW half of the YC Belt. Less accum is expected to the E, but some showers are possible from the Corn Belt, down into the Delta by late next […]

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COMMENTARY 8/30/16

Rapid weather changes should lead to a wet pattern starting Sun across the NW Corn Belt as a strong jet stream sends several waves through.  Despite the showers and coolness for the rest of this week, the Delta, up through  the SE Corn Belt will be drier and then turn very warm next week, giving them […]

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COMMENTARY 8/29/16

 HOT temps until next week, with several days of exceptional cool starting Wed/Thu.  The Plains and SW Corn Belt this week has some chances for rain, while most other areas receive a break from being deluged with rain the last several mo’s.  Sun and into next week looks fairly stormy too for the […]

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COMMENTARY 8/26/16

Mild and humid conditions expand this weekend and into next week. Above normal temps will cause widespread coverage of normal rainfall.  A tropical system near the Delta is currently a low threat, with the best chance FL for heavy rain.  Aug and July/Aug look like they may go down as the fifth […]

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COMMENTARY 8/25/16

The Central US is in transition from now until we get into Sep. Most areas should be warmer for the next 10 days, with above normal rain expected.  The highest accum totals are in the N this weekend and next week with 1.25” to 2.50” most likely for E NE, IA and […]

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COMMENTARY 8/24/2016

The Central US will be a transitional zone as we get into Sep. Most areas should be warmer for the first 10 days, with above normal rain expected.  The highest accum totals are in the N this weekend and next week with 1.25” to 2.50” most likely for E NE, IA and […]

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COMMENTARY 8/23/16

The Central US will be a transitional zone as we get into Sep. Most areas should be warmer for the first 10 days, with above normal rain expected.  The highest accum totals are in the N this weekend and next week with 1.25” to 2.50” most likely for E NE, IA and […]

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COMMENTARY 8/22/16

MILD as the upper level high in the South is likely to keep the central.  The location of the high  should create some pop up showers from the Plains, up into the Corn Belt.  The spring wheat area in the N Plains and beans in the Delta should stay relatively dry. St Louis river level STEADY […]

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COMMENTARY 8/19/16

A strong cool front will push temps below normal for the weekend before they moderate late next week with highs 80 and lows in the 60s.  A few storms may pop up in the N Central Belt today with most rain occurring Sat in the Central Plains and Corn Belt. St Louis […]

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COMMENTARY 8/18/16

Two more rounds of moisture impact the Midwest in the next two weeks.   The first is expected to bring ¼” to 1 1/2” accum for the SW Corn Belt with heavier amounts to the E. The second wave is expected to drop ½” to 1 ½” to both the E & […]

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