Monthly archive for September 2016

COMMENTARY 9/30/16

This upper level low is strong and cool and spinning over the E half of the Corn Belt through the weekend resulting in periodic showers for IL, IN, OH, and MI.  Another 1/2” to 1” by Sun is possible with higher amounts to the E.  Mon should be dry […]

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COMMENTARY 9/29/16

Cool and showery weather for the E Corn Belt E IL, IN, MI, and OH) but mainly dry and mild everywhere else through the weekend.  Huh!!  That didn’t last long did it??  Periodic showers for the E Corn Belt through the weekend, with ½”- 1” accum possible for E IL to the […]

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COMMENTARY 9/28/16

Cool and showery weather for the E Corn Belt E IL, IN, MI, and OH) but mainly dry and mild everywhere else through the weekend.  Dry weather continues for the Delta as well. St Louis river level RISING ~ at 17.5′ and forecast 21.3‘ by 10/5.   CORN DOWN 3 Weaker with excellent yields, perfect […]

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COMMENTARY 9/27/16

Cool and showery weather for the E Corn Belt but mainly dry and mild everywhere else through the weekend  Dry weather continues for the Delta as well.  In SA, Argentina gets erratic rains for the next two weeks.  Brazil, from Paraguay to S Minas Gerais is expecting 1/2″ to 2″ […]

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COMMENTARY 9/23/16

Talk about a frog strangler!!  Heavy rains N half of IA, WI, and MN – and spots received up to 7″ of accum and some areas received as much as 13″ last week!  Next week is supposed to be wet for that same area again.  Locally, our unusual warm period ends Mon, […]

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COMMENTARY 9/22/16

Rain for areas of IA, MN, and WI tomorrow, while hot/dry continues for the SE.  Widespread accum of 1-2″ for thW half of the Corn Belt and E Plains.  Next week forward looks dry for everyone.  This is GREAT corn drying weather!  Be safe while you’re getting it!! St Louis […]

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COMMENTARY 9/21/16

There’s a little something here for everyone!  The latest forecast shows less chances for rain for W IA, but the heavier accum may slide further S than previously thought with accums of 1 – 3″ possible for S MN and N IA, N IL, and S WI.  Heavy rain is possible for the Plains and NW […]

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COMMENTARY 9/20/16

The best rain chances are for the NW third of the Corn Belt Wed/Thur and the N Plains Thur/Sun. Temps are unusually warm so a killing freeze is not expected, although things should be a bit cooler NEXT week.  In SAmerica, spotty showers turning to drier weather for the S regions for the next […]

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COMMENTARY 9/19/16

After last weeks wet Fri and then the uneventful weekend (which was supposed to be wet) unseasonably warm and dry is in store for the half of the yc belt.  The N is a little different as a wetter period affects the N third to half of the Belt.  […]

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COMMENTARY 9/16/16

It could be one’s imagination, but it SEEMS WETTER than what was forecast!  Rainfall the last 24 hours was much wetter than expected, especially MO and IA with amounts ranging from 1 – 3”!  Now it looks even wetter as showers fudge in to include Sat AND Sun now.  […]

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