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Wet Spots & Dry Spots - Monday, May 21, 2018

By Don Day, Jr., Meteorologist The month of May has been warmer than average for many areas of the U.S. after a very chilly April. May has also brought a hodgepodge of wet areas and dry areas to many areas of the nation as well. Over the (full story)

Drought Status Update - Monday, May 14, 2018

By Don Day, Jr., Meteorologist After a cold and wet April (one of the coldest April’s in recent years) we have experienced a nice turn around in temperatures across a large part of the lower 48 states. Other than in the Pacific Northwe (full story)

Variety of Midwest Concerns - Monday, May 7, 2018

By Don Day, Jr., Meteorologist April was a rough month not only for livestock concerns across the USA but cold and snow has led to planting delays in many areas of the Corn Belt. In addition to the cold soil temperatures and wet areas, the (full story)

Drought Update - Wednesday, May 2, 2018

By Don Day, Jr., Meteorologist  Below is the most recent drought status update for the U.S. Drought conditions persist in the Southern Plains and the Desert Southwest. Dryness has also expanded in California and portions of the Great (full story)

La Nina Gone - What's Next? - Wednesday, May 2, 2018

By Don Day, Jr., Meteorologist A colder subtropical Pacific (La Nina) that has persisted since the all of 2017 has almost completely faded away. It is typical as we go through spring and into summer for Pacific events (La Nina or El Nino (full story)

Cold Spring Weather to Delay Planting Season - Monday, April 16, 2018

By Don Day, Jr., Meteorologist The cold and wet spring in many areas of the Corn Belt and Midwest will likely delay many farmers from reaching their fields soon. In addition to wet fields, the unseasonably cold temperatures have resulted (full story)

A Cold Start to the New Month - Monday, April 2, 2018

By Don Day Jr., Meteorologist March ended with lots of cold and snow for many areas of the nation, especially in the Midwest and the east. Stormy and cold weather closed the month of March in the Northern Rockies and the Northern Plains (full story)

Winter Hanging On - Monday, March 26, 2018

By Don Day, Jr., Meteorologist  Although the spring season officially began last week, winter will refusing to leave completely. Despite a small break in the wintry weather for parts of the nation early this week, all indications sugges (full story)

Getting More Wet in the West - Monday, March 19, 2018

The last couple of weeks has been wet in the far western areas of the USA which has helped to alleviate growing dryness that developed this winter, especially in California. Coastal rains and recent heavy mountain snows in the Sierras have helped (full story)

Snowpack Update - Monday, March 12, 2018

By Don Day, Jr., Meteorologist All winter there has been a strong north to south gradient regarding snowpack conditions across the western states. There is a big contrast in snowpack conditions from the Northern Rockies to the Southern (full story)

March Madness - Monday, March 5, 2018

By Don Day, Jr., Meteorologist The moniker “March Madness” is usually associated with the sport of basketball, however as we all know we can sometimes use that term to describe the weather in the month of March. Just ask the (full story)

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