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Midwest crops see plenty of rain

07/19/2010 @ 11:00pm

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 

yesterday. 

 

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 

normal. 

 

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. 

Temperatures mostly above normal during the next 7 days. 

 

6-10 day outlook: Temperatures mostly above normal.  Rainfall mostly below 

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