Across the Corn Belt, a strong low-pressure system crossing the middle Mississippi Valley is producing wind-driven snow from Nebraska to Lake Michigan. Blizzard conditions in Iowa and environs are causing travel disruptions and increasing stress on livestock, especially since Friday’s storm is occurring... Read More.
Looking ahead, the 6- to 10-day outlook calls for the likelihood of near- or below-normal temperatures and precipitation across most of the country. Warmer-than-normal weather will be largely limited to California and the Desert Southwest. Meanwhile, wetter-than-normal conditions should be confined to Florida’s peninsula,... Read More.
Looking ahead, the 6- to 10-day outlook calls for the likelihood of near- or above-normal temperatures in California, the Great Basin, the Desert Southwest, and much of New England, while colder-than-normal conditions will cover most areas from the Rockies eastward. Meanwhile, near- or above... Read More.
Even as a dangerous winter storm is battering areas from the Mississippi Valley to the Atlantic Coast, a trailing system is already affecting parts of the western U.S. With only a 3- to 4-day separation between storms, there will be little opportunity to prepare... Read More.
Looking ahead, the 6- to 10-day outlook calls for the likelihood of near- or above-normal temperatures along and near the Atlantic Coast, while colder-than-normal conditions will cover the remainder of the country. Meanwhile, near- or above-normal precipitation across most of the U.S. should contrast... Read More.
A University of Wisconsin expert says the recent hot temperatures have not caused major problems for the corn crop in his state. Joe Lauer tells Brownfield much of Wisconsin received up to four inches of rain over a week ago, but the heat will... Read More.
Tropical Storm Idalia, currently centered just south of the western tip of Cuba, is likely to become a hurricane later Monday. On Wednesday, Idalia could reach the Gulf Coast of Florida as a major (Category 3) hurricane, with a 7- to 11-foot storm surge... Read More.
Looking ahead, the 6- to 10-day outlook calls for the likelihood of near- or above-normal temperatures nationwide, except for cooler-than-normal conditions in California and the western Great Basin. Meanwhile, near- or below-normal rainfall across most of the country should contrast with wetter-than-normal weather in... Read More.
Across the Corn Belt, overnight thunderstorms produced localized wind damage in Michigan and Ohio. Meanwhile, cooler air is overspreading the northern Corn Belt, while oppressively hot, humid weather lingers across the remainder of the Midwest. Friday’s high temperatures will again top 100°F in... Read More.
The DuQuoin State Fair begins on Friday and changes are being made due to extreme heat. Assistant State Veterinarian Dr. Staci Slager tells Brownfield livestock exhibitors need to take extra steps to keep animals hydrated and cool. “Something as simple as making sure that you’re... Read More.
An ag economist says this week’s heat wave could add more volatility to commodity markets. Dan O’Brien with K-State says soybeans are the most vulnerable since they’re in the reproductive stage and that could push prices higher. “If there’s significant risk of yields going... Read More.
Across the Corn Belt, a narrow band of rain is sweeping across the Great Lakes region. Elsewhere, dry weather accompanies below-normal temperatures. In fact, Thursday’s high temperatures will remain below 80°F throughout the upper Midwest. Parts of the western and northern Corn Belt... Read More.