Monthly archive for February 2017

COMMENTARY 2/13/17

In SA, heavy rain for S Argentina is forecast from Thur into the weekend.  Accums expected have been increased from 2 – 4″ to closer to 6″ now.   At the same time, Brazil and Paraguay are expected to be dry. St Louis river level RISING~ at 8.3′ and forecast 10.3‘ […]

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COMMENTARY 2/10/17

In SA, a slow moving upper level system is expected produce accums of 2″-4″ with some areas getting as much as 6″ for NW Argentina over the weekend.  This just N of areas that were just flooded last month and includes Cordoba and Santa Fe.  After that, five days of drying will be needed and then chances […]

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COMMENTARY 2/9/17

In SA, a slow moving upper level system is expected produce accums of 2″-4″ with some areas getting as much as 6″ for NW Argentina between now and Sat.  This just N of areas that were just flooded last month and includes Cordoba and Santa Fe.  After that, five days of drying will be needed and then chances […]

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COMMENTARY 2/8/17

Cloudy, cool, and dry in Argentina, with highs only in the 60’s-70’s.  A high pressure limits Argentine moist thru Thurs with 2-4” of accum over the weekend. Coverage and amounts should increase with another  1” to 3” likely for Feb 12-18th.  Some 2″-5” is expected for the N 1/3 of Brazil’s growing areas.  Then 3″- 6” and as much […]

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COMMENTARY 2/7/17

Cloudy, cool, and dry in Argentina, with highs only in the 60’s-70’s.  A high pressure limits Argentine moist thru Thurs with 2-4” of accum over the weekend. Coverage and amounts should increase with another  1” to 3” likely for Feb 12-18th.  Some 2″-5” is expected for the N 1/3 of Brazil’s growing areas.  Then 3″- 6” and as much […]

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COMMENTARY 2/6/17

Widely scattered showers for Brazil yesterday, including some of the driest areas of SW Parana and SE Mato Grosso do Sul, and Paraguay. Cloudy, cool, and dry in Argentina, but temps  now very cool with highs only in the 60’s-70’s.  A high pressure limits Argentine moist thru Thurs with 2-4” of accum over the weekend. Coverage and […]

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COMMENTARY 2/3/17

St Louis river level STEADY~ at 12.5′ and forecast 10.9‘ by 2/8.   CORN DOWN 2 No cigar!  Mar fut did not make a new high today.  Freight is still firm with being in the first few days in Feb so it may take another week to consume the contracted bu’s […]

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COMMENTARY 2/2/17

Old Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow today, so we have at least six more weeks of winter!  (Which is good since we are just in the first days of Feb)Widespread rains are expected across Argentina and into the weekend, continuing to limit dryness and compound the rain events from earlier. St Louis river level STEADY~ at […]

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COMMENTARY 2/1/17

S Argentina is expecting scattered storms with 0.5″ to 1.50″ of accum followed by a second round of stronger storms with an expected 1.0″- 3.0″ of accum and some areas even higher.  Areas that were wetter this month are also the areas set to receive the most accum this time too.  […]

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