An active pattern continues

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Active weather will continue across the nation’s mid-section through the Memorial Day weekend and into the middle of next week. As a result, widespread showers and thunderstorms could lead to additional rainfall totals of 1 to 3 inches, with locally higher amounts, throughout the Plains, upper Midwest, and mid-South. Some of the thunderstorms could result… Read more »

An active pattern across the Heartland

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A very active weather pattern will continue for the next several days across the nation’s mid-section, including large sections of the Plains and upper Midwest. As a result, 5-day rainfall totals could reach 2 to 6 inches from Texas into the upper Mississippi Valley. In addition, heavy showers and locally severe thunderstorms could lead to… Read more »

A warm pattern across much of the Nation

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Showers along the northern Atlantic Coast will end later Tuesday. Meanwhile, stormy weather will gradually shift from the Plains into the Midwest and mid-South. Five-day rainfall totals should reach 2 to 5 inches from central and eastern Texas into the upper Mississippi Valley. Meanwhile, spotty showers will linger in the Northwest, where 5-day totals could… Read more »

A wet, stormy pattern returns to the Plains

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Cooler-than-normal conditions will persist through week’s end in the West, while temperatures will rebound to near- or above-normal temperatures in the central and eastern U.S. During the second half of the week, temperatures could approach 90° as far north as the Ohio Valley and Mid-Atlantic States. Meanwhile, rain showers across the middle and northern Atlantic… Read more »

A wet pattern centered on the Plains

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Two slow-moving storms—one currently centered near the central Gulf Coast and the other over the West—will provide most of the nation’s precipitation during the next several days. Five-day rainfall totals could reach 1 to 3 inches in the Southeast and Northwest. Most of the Southeastern rain should fall by Saturday, although showers may linger in… Read more »

Warmer, rains to return to the Great Plains

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Cool weather will gradually ease its grip across the central and eastern U.S. During the weekend, temperatures will rebound to near- or above-normal levels across the nation’s mid-section, while progressively cooler air will engulf the West. Farther east, lingering cool weather will be confined to the Atlantic Seaboard by early next week. Meanwhile, precipitation associated… Read more »

Warmer across the Heartland, wet on the Plains

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Below-normal temperatures will continue to dominate much of the country, although a brief, mid-to late week surge of warmth will spread from the Northwest to the nation’s mid-section in advance of a Pacific storm system. The Pacific storm will result in widespread Northwestern showers, with 5-day totals locally reaching 1 to 3 inches. During the… Read more »

Warmer days ahead for the Heartland

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Warmth will briefly overspread the northern Plains and the Northwest in advance of Pacific storminess. By week’s end, widespread showers (locally 1 to 2 inches) should ease short-term Northwestern dryness. Meanwhile, cool weather will linger for much of the week across the central and eastern U.S. Despite the cool conditions, dry weather should favor fieldwork across… Read more »

Organized rains returning to the Heartland

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A Freeze Warning is in effect for Saturday morning in the Dakotas and parts of neighboring states, including northern Nebraska, northwestern Iowa, and western Minnesota. Additional freezes can be expected on Sunday morning, mainly across the upper Midwest. By Monday morning, freezes could affect portions of the Great Lakes region, as well as the interior… Read more »

More rain for the Plains, Corn Belt

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The slow-moving storm system that has been affecting the central and eastern U.S. will drift eastward, reaching northern New England by Sunday. The storm’s trailing cold front will clear the Atlantic Seaboard during the weekend. However, cool, breezy, showery conditions will linger through the weekend in the Northeast, where additional rainfall could reach 1 to… Read more »