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Wetter weather has mixed effects in Tennessee

A shift to wetter weather in Tennessee during January recharged soil moisture but had some drawbacks. Up to a foot of snow in parts of the state mid-month accompanied bitterly cold conditions, which led to extra hay feeding by livestock producers. While a move to... Read More.

A warmer pattern ahead for the Heartland; wetter days for the Plains

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 southern California, the Desert Southwest, and parts of Washington.  Meanwhile, near- or above-normal precipitation across most of the country should contrast with... Read More.

Much cooler days ahead for the Heartland; a wetter pattern continues

Looking ahead, the 6- to 10-day outlook calls for the likelihood of above-normal temperatures in northern New England, the Northwest, and the nation’s southern tier, while cooler-than-normal conditions will cover the Midwest, Ohio Valley, and northern half of the Plains.  Meanwhile, below-normal precipitation from... Read More.

Milder, but wetter weather to build across the Heartland next week

Looking ahead, the 6- to 10-day outlook calls for the likelihood of near- or below-normal temperatures and precipitation across much of the country.  Warmer-than-normal weather will be confined to the Southwest and areas along and near the Atlantic Coast. Meanwhile wetter-than-normal conditions should be... Read More.

Keep an eye on nitrogen following a warmer, wetter winter

A midwestern agronomist recommends farmers keep an eye on nitrogen levels following warmer and wetter conditions. Wyffels Hybrids Agronomy Manager Eric Wilson tells Brownfield winter weather has varied across the Corn Belt. “Some areas up into Minnesota they are talking about possibly the wettest winter on... Read More.

Fading La Nina should lead to a wetter Midwest spring

After three years, the La Nina weather pattern is beginning to fade and an atmospheric scientist says that should mean a wetter spring. Eric Snodgrass with Nutrien Ag Solutions tells Brownfield a shift to El Nino generally means a wetter spring in the... Read More.

Wetter than normal weather ahead

An ag meteorologist says a trend to colder and wetter weather is likely in the Great Lakes region and beyond. “Right now in the outlook, I think the key message is wetter than normal as we move into late winter and early spring.” State climatologist... Read More.