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Midwest weather outlook keeps rain in it

Rain will continue to fall in much of the Midwest through the end of the week, with some areas calling for thunderstorms.

DJ Global Ag Weather Watch - Jul 21

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Midwest corn, soybean and winter wheat highlights 

 

West: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, amounts 0.25-1.25 inch, locally heavier through northwest and central Missouri. A few light showers across northeast Missouri, southern Iowa and southeast Nebraska. Little elsewhere in the region. Temperatures averaged near to below normal. 

 

East: Scattered showers and thunderstorms of 0.25-1.25 inch, locally heavier through western and southern Illinois, south Indiana and far southern Ohio during the past 24 hours. Mostly dry elsewhere in the region. Temperatures near normal yesterday. 

 

Midwest Corn, Soybeans and Winter Wheat Forecast 

West: Scattered showers and thunderstorms develop through western and southern areas today and tonight. Showers and thunderstorms across central and northern areas Thursday and Thursday night. Showers and thunderstorms Friday through central and southeast areas. Rainfall potential of 0.75-2.00 inch, locally heavier during this period. Mostly dry or a few lingering light showers across the south Saturday. Dry conditions Sunday. Mostly dry or a few light showers west Monday. Mostly dry or a few light showers, locally heavier Tuesday. Temperatures near to below normal north, near to above normal south today through Friday, near to below normal Saturday through Tuesday. 

 

East: Scattered light showers, locally heavier across southern areas today. Scattered showers and thunderstorms across northern areas Thursday and Friday. Rainfall potential of 0.10-0.50 inch, locally heavier across the southeast, 0.25-1.50 inch, locally heavier across the north through Friday. Little rain is expected through central areas. Scattered showers and thunderstorms, 0.25-1.00 inch, locally heavier Saturday and Saturday night. Mostly dry conditions Sunday-Tuesday. Temperatures near to above normal through Thursday, above normal Friday with highs 90-96F, near to above normal Saturday, near to below normal Sunday and Monday, near to above normal Tuesday. 

 

6-10 day outlook...Temperatures near to above normal. Rainfall near to above normal. 

 

Mississippi Delta highlights 

 

Dry conditions or a few isolated showers during the past 24 hours. Temperatures near to above normal with highs 90-97 F. 

 

Mississippi Delta Forecast 

 

Dry conditions or a few isolated showers and thundershowers today-Sunday. A few scattered to widely scattered showers and thundershowers Monday and Tuesday. Temperatures mostly above normal during the next 7 days. 

 

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

 

Southeast Highlights 

 

Mostly dry conditions or a few widely scattered light showers, locally heavier during the past 24 hours. Temperatures near to above normal with highs in the low 90s to 100F. 

 

Southeastern US Forecast 

 

Dry conditions or a few scattered to widely scattered showers or thundershowers during the next 7 days. Temperatures mostly above normal. 

 

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

 

Northern plains spring wheat highlights

 

Scattered light showers, locally heavier across northern North Dakota. Mostly dry elsewhere in the region yesterday. Temperatures near to below normal. 

 

Northern Plains Spring Wheat Forecast 

 

Mostly dry or a few light showers today. Scattered showers and thunderstorms developing later tonight, Thursday into Friday, amounts 0.25-1.00 inch, locally heavier. Dry conditions Saturday-Monday. Mostly dry or a few light showers, locally heavier Tuesday. Temperatures near to below normal today-Saturday, near to above normal Sunday-Tuesday. 

 

6-10 day outlook: Temperatures near to above normal. Rainfall near to above normal. 

 

Central/southern plains wheat and livestock highlights

 

Showers and thunderstorms, 0.25-1.25 inch, locally heavier across northern Kansas and southeast Kansas. Mostly dry elsewhere in the region yesterday. Temperatures above to well above normal with highs 90-102F central and south, near normal north. 

 

Central/southern plains wheat and livestock forecast 

 

Dry conditions or just a few light showers, locally heavier across the north through Saturday. Scattered to widely scattered showers and thunderstorms Sunday-Monday. Mostly dry or a few light showers Tuesday. Temperatures above to much above normal through Friday, near to above normal Saturday, near to below normal Sunday-Monday, near to above normal Tuesday. 

 

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

 

Pacific northwest

 

Dry conditions during the past 24 hours. Temperatures near to below normal. 

 

Pacific Northwest forecast 

 

Mostly dry weather during the next 5 days. Temperatures near to above normal today, near normal Thursday and Friday, above normal Saturday-Sunday. 

 

West Texas highlights

 

Dry conditions yesterday. Temperatures near to below normal. 

 

West Texas forecast

 

Mostly dry weather through Friday. Mostly dry or a few isolated showers or thunderstorms Saturday-Tuesday. Temperatures near to above normal through Friday, near normal Saturday-Tuesday. 

 

California highlights

 

Dry weather in the central valley yesterday. Temperatures near to above normal. 

 

California forecast

 

Dry weather in the central valley during the next 5 days. Temperatures near to above normal today-Sunday. 

 

Florida highlights

 

Mostly dry or a few isolated light showers with locally heavier. Temperatures near to above normal levels. 

 

Florida Citrus area forecast 

 

Mostly dry or a few light showers, locally heavier today and Thursday. Scattered showers and thundershowers may increase some Friday through Sunday. Temperatures near to above normal. 

 

A STRONG TROPICAL WAVE...LOCATED NEAR THE EASTERN DOMINICAN REPUBLIC AND EXTENDING NORTHWARD OVER THE ATLANTIC FOR A FEW HUNDRED MILES...IS PRODUCING A LARGE AREA OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FROM THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS WESTWARD TO HISPANIOLA...AND OVER THE ADJACENT WATERS OF THE ATLANTIC AND NORTHEASTERN CARIBBEAN SEA. ALTHOUGH A CLOSED SURFACE CIRCULATION HAS NOT YET DEVELOPED... ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BECOME MORE CONDUCIVE FOR TROPICAL CYCLONE FORMATION AS THE SYSTEM MOVES WEST-NORTHWESTWARD AT ABOUT 10

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July 21, 2010 09:05 ET (13:05 GMT)

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