A wetter pattern ahead for the eastern Corn Belt

By week’s end, the coldest air of the season will invade the eastern half of the U.S. At the same time, cool air will arrive in the West, leaving a narrow ribbon of warmth across the nation’s mid-section. The Eastern cold snap will be short-lived, as temperatures will begin to rebound early next week. Showers… Read more »

A change in weather ahead

During the early- to mid-week period, a fast-moving cold front will generate scattered showers from the nation’s mid-section into the eastern U.S. Rainfall across the eastern half of the U.S. will total mostly an inch or less. Farther west, two round of significant precipitation will overspread the Pacific Northwest, where 5-day totals could reach 2… Read more »

Wet weather to return to the upper Midwest

Cool conditions will linger across the eastern one-third of the U.S. during the next several days, but late-season warmth will continue from the Pacific Coast to the Plains. During the weekend, cooler air will begin to overspread the West, while mild weather will return to the East. Mostly dry weather will prevail in many parts… Read more »

A mild, largely dry pattern ahead

Heavy showers associated with Tropical Storm Ana will linger Monday across the western Hawaiian Islands. Meanwhile on the U.S. mainland, mild, dry weather will cover many areas through week’s end, although generally cool conditions will dominate the eastern one-third of the nation. The warmest weather, relative to normal, will cover the northern Plains, where temperatures… Read more »

A drier pattern for the Heartland

A slow-moving cold front will provide the focus for locally heavy, early- to mid-week rainfall across portions of the East and Midwest. Heavy rain will continue in the Northeast through Thursday, while scattered showers will linger through week’s end from the Great Lakes region to the northern and central Appalachians. Five-day rainfall totals could reach… Read more »

A milder and drier trend in the days to come

A series of disturbances traveling along the length of a cold front will continue to focus locally heavy rainfall across the Mid-South and environs. During the next 5 days, additional rainfall could reach 2 to 5 inches or more in a broad area centered on the Ozark Plateau and the lower Ohio Valley. North of… Read more »

Wet weather Mississippi Valley, eastward

A significant rainfall event is underway across the nation’s mid-section due to the interaction between remnant tropical moisture and a cold front. From Arizona to Colorado, additional rainfall could reach 1 to 2 inches. However, the focus for heavy, late-week rainfall will continue to shift to parts of the Plains and Mid-South. A second cold… Read more »

A wetter pattern for the Heartland

For the remainder of Tuesday, showers and thunderstorms will stretch from the interior Southeast into the Northeast. Meanwhile, rainfall associated with Hurricane Simon’s remnants will spread into the Southwest. During the second half of the week, the tropical moisture’s interaction with a cold front could lead to 2- to 4-inch rainfall totals from the southern… Read more »

A wet pattern for much of the Corn Belt

During the first half of the week, scattered showers (locally 1 to 2 inches) will affect the South, East, and lower Midwest. By mid-week, rainfall associated with the remnants of eastern Pacific Hurricane Simon will spread into the Southwest. The tropical moisture will begin to interact with a cold front, leading to possibly heavy late-week… Read more »

A colder, wetter pattern for the Corn Belt

The National Weather Service has issued Freeze Warnings for Saturday morning across the upper Midwest, stretching as far south as Nebraska and northwestern Iowa. In those areas, Saturday’s freeze will have the potential to harm immature summer crops, including corn and soybeans. Windy conditions will accompany the freeze, resulting in a fairly uniform temperature distribution… Read more »