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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)

Areas of Dryness Expanding in Some Areas - Monday, February 26, 2018

By Don Day, Jr., Meteorologist The most recent drought monitor is show below. Drought conditions continue to grow in the Southern Plains, Southern Rockies and portions of the Desert Southwest. Another area of persistent dryness is shown (full story)

Cold and Wet California? - Tuesday, February 20, 2018

The winter has been a dry and warm one in California. With the exception of big storm in January that brought the mudslides, very little rain has fallen in the Golden State since then. The graphic below shows lot of yellow, red and orange (drynes (full story)

Getting Colder in the West, Warmer in the East - Tuesday, February 13, 2018

By Don Day, Jr., Meteorologist  Over the course of the next two weeks there will be shift in the jet stream pattern across North America that will shift colder air westward into portions of the lower 48 states that have had a warm winte (full story)

Busy February Ahead - Monday, February 5, 2018

By Don Day, Jr., Meteorologist As we leave January and head into February, the weather promises to have a few tricks up its sleeve as a very active pattern is likely coast to coast in the month of February. After some brutally cold tempera (full story)

Snowpack and Drought Update - Monday, February 5, 2018

By Don Day, Jr., Meteorologist  With winter halfway through we thought we would take a look at snowpack conditions in the western states and soil moisture conditions across the Plains. The best precipitation this winter season has fav (full story)

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