Midwest crops see plenty of rain
DJ Global Ag Weather Watch - Jul 20
DJ - Tue Jul 20, 9:25AM EDT
Midwest corn, soybean and winter wheat highlights
West: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, amounts 0.25-1.00 inch, locally
heavier across eastern Nebraska, western and southern Iowa, and northeast
Missouri during the past 24 hours. Temperatures averaged near to below normal,
warmer across southwest Missouri.
East: Scattered showers and thunderstorms of .50-2.00 inch, locally heavier
through southern and central Illinois, and southwest Indiana during the past 24
hours. Light showers with locally heavier through Wisconsin and Michigan during
the past 24 hours. Mostly dry elsewhere in the region. Temperatures near normal
Midwest Corn, Soybeans and Winter Wheat Forecast
West: Episodes of scattered showers and thunderstorms today through Thursday
with activity mostly across the south today expanding to the north Wednesday
and Thursday. Rainfall totals of 0.50-2.00 inch, locally heavier across eastern
Nebraska, Iowa, and southern Missouri and 0.25-1.50 inch, locally heavier
across southeast South Dakota and southern Minnesota. Scattered to widely
scattered showers and thundershowers Friday. A few lingering showers across the
south, mostly dry north Saturday. Fair weather Sunday and Monday but with a few
light showers possible across the far south. Temperatures near to below normal
today and Wednesday, near to above normal Thursday and Friday, near to below
normal Saturday through Monday.
East: Episodes of scattered showers and thunderstorms through Wednesday will
favor central and southern areas today and Wednesday. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms will shift to northern areas Thursday. Rainfall totals of
0.50-1.50 inch, locally heavier during this period. Scattered showers and
thundershowers Friday and Saturday. Lingering showers across the south, mostly
dry across the north Sunday. Mostly dry conditions Monday. Temperatures near to
above normal through Thursday, above normal Friday, near to above normal
Saturday through Monday.
6-10 day outlook...Temperatures near to above normal. Rainfall near to above
Mississippi Delta highlights
Dry conditions or just a few light showers, locally heavier across
Lousiana, mostly dry elsewhere during the past 24 hours. Temperatures near to
above normal with highs from the upper 80s to mid 90s F.
Mississippi Delta Forecast
Dry conditions or a few isolated showers and thundershowers today-Monday.