Monthly archive for September 2016

COMMENTARY 9/15/16

Rain for the next 2 days with  3/4″ to 1.3″ expected,  then 4-5 days of dryness.   Temps are expected to be mild the next 2 weeks, but mid next week there is another  chance for showers like we are expecting Fri/Sat.  The 6-10 day forecast IS wetter now than what it […]

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COMMENTARY 9/14/16

Scattered storms for the SE 2/3 of the Corn Belt and the Plains with light, nuisance accum of 2/10 to 1/2″, then rain chances increase into the weekend with accum of 1/2″ to 1″ accum forecasted.  Temps are expected to be mild the next 2 weeks.  Another shot of nuisance rain mid next week.  […]

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COMMENTARY 9/13/16

Scattered storms for the SE 2/3 of the Corn Belt and the Plains until tomorrow with accum of 2/10 to 1/2″, then rain chances increase into the weekend with accum of 1/2″ to 1″ accum forecasted.  Temps are expected to be mild the next 2 weeks. St Louis river level DROPPING ~ at 19.3′ and forecast […]

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COMMENTARY 9/12/16

Scattered storms for the SE 2/3 of the Corn Belt and the Plains until Tue/Wed. Temps are expected to be mild the next 7 to 10 days, leaving most areas much warmer than normal with highs in the 70-80s and lows minimums in 50-60s. St Louis river level DROPPING ~ at 21.8′ and forecast 16.3‘ by […]

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COMMENTARY 9/9/16

A slightly wetter outlook has developed for the next 7 to 10 days and that strong cool front has arrived, causing showers across most of the Corn Belt.  Several days of drying follow before another cool front triggers a  another chance for showers for the Plains and W Corn Belt early next […]

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COMMENTARY 9/8/19

E IA through N IL saw heavy rain overnight, as well as ND.  A cool front replaces the hot/humid stuff we’ve been subjected to as Fri moves into Sat.  A patchy, non-killing frost is possible next Mon/Tue for the N fringe the Belt.  Decent harvest weather continues in the Delta region.  In SA, […]

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COMMENTARY 9/7/16

N IA and S MN through Wisconsin saw widespread rain overnight.  Hot, humid weather continues through Sat and still no change in the 1″- 3” of accum for the SE portion of the Corn Belt between Fri/Sat.  A patchy non-killing frost is possible next Mon/Tue for the N fringe the Belt.  In SA, S […]

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COMMENTARY 9/6/16

 Very warm/hot weather continues through Sat.   Storm clusters should produce heavy rain across the Corn Belt and areas adjacent to the Plains until the cool front goes through this weekend.  A few days of drying follow the front, then normal accum is likely for next week as cool/warm fronts duke it out for the following week.  […]

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COMMENTARY 9/2/16

Cool and dry through the weekend for the Central US, quickly turning much warmer. The remnants of Tropical Storm Hermine is expected to slide up I-95 by Tues, disrupting East coast logistics.  The Delta and adjacent should stay dry for at least a week.   Excessive rainfall from Hermine is expected to affect a small […]

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COMMENTARY 9/1/16

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 week into the weekend.  The […]

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