Monthly archive for December 2016

COMMENTARY 12/30/16

In SA, a big high pressure continues the hot dry for the NE of Brazil for the next 7 -10 days, especially Bahia. The rest of Brazil is amply wet.  To their S, dryness in Argentina ended last weekend.  More chances exist for showers there next week. BETTER river levels….. […]

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COMMENTARY 12/29/16

In SA, a big high pressure continues the hot dry for the NE of Brazil for the next 7 -10 days, especially Bahia. The rest of Brazil is amply wet.  To their S, dryness in Argentina ended last weekend, turning rain deficits into surplus in just days.  More chances exist […]

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COMMENTARY 12/28/16

In SA, a big high pressure continues the hot dry for the NE of Brazil for the next 7 -10 days. To their S, dryness in Argentina ended over the weekend, turning rain deficits into surplus in just days. BETTER river levels….. St Louis river level QUENCHED for the time being! ~ at 8.8′ […]

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COMMENTARY 12/27/16

In SA, widespread accum of an 1” plus for Central and S Argentina over the weekend, especially on Sun where some locations got oven 3″.  These areas should now have a chance to dry over the next 5-7 days, with seasonal temps. NE Brazil is still hot and dry.   BETTER river levels….. St Louis river level QUENCHED for […]

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COMMENTARY 12/23/16

An early close for the market for the holiday today.  The forecast has even more showers and storms developing in Argentina over the weekend bringing 1 ½” – 3” in accum as thus officially ending the six week dry spell.  After that, it should turn drier for 5-7 days but more storms […]

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COMMENTARY 12/22/16

Mild here in the US and decent growing conditions for Brazil and Argentina with exception to just Bahia and spots N/ NE, which are expected to stay warm and dry through early January. LOW river levels….. St Louis river level “SPITTING SAND”!! ~ at 3.0′ and forecast 3.8‘ by 12/26.   CORN UNCHANGED […]

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COMMENTARY 12/21/16

Seasonable, mild, dry weather takes us into the weekend.  Temperatures warm dramatically as a strong system emerges, but this system will bring rain for the Corn Belt and Delta with the exception being the NW Corn Belt and Dakotas.  In SA, Argentina, S Brazil, and Paraguay are forecast to expect 1.5″ – 3.5″ of additional accum […]

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COMMENTARY 12/20/16

Seasonable, mild, dry weather takes us into the weekend.  Temperatures warm dramatically as a strong system emerges, but this system will bring rain for the Corn Belt and Delta with the exception being the NW Corn Belt and Dakotas where they are expecting blizzard conditions.  In SA, two cold fronts bring storms for much of Argentina, S Brazil, and now […]

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COMMENTARY 12/19/16

How about those temps?!  It was extremely cold for a big portion of the US through the weekend.  Sufficient snow cover did present itself to protect hard red and soft winter wheat areas.  The is being forecast for this next Holiday weekend which should affect the lower and E Midwest.  In SA, N Argentina […]

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COMMENTARY 12/16/16

Once this large winter storm passes through over the weekend, we should break into a more mild winter pattern.  In SA, the last 6 week dry period should be about over for N Arg as we get into Sun -Thu. The GFS forecast expects heavy rainfall of 1.5″ – 3″ for the NE third of corn and […]

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