The Weather Front On-Line (February 2019)

The Weather Front On-Line (February 2019)

Cold wave pattern to greet the new month of March

Across the Corn Belt, below-normal temperatures persist. Dry weather covers most areas, although some light snow is falling in parts of the western Corn Belt. Most of the northern and western Corn Belt remains covered by snow; current depths include 18 inches in Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota, and 8 inches in Omaha, Nebraska.

Late-season cold wave pattern ahead

Across the Corn Belt, cold conditions persist. Wednesday morning’s low temperatures generally ranged from -10 to 10° in the western Corn Belt, where a deep snow cover remains in place. Currently, fresh snow is blanketing portions of the Great Lakes region, including Wisconsin and Michigan.

Late-season cold to expand across the Heartland

Across the Corn Belt, cold weather prevails, although winds have diminished. Light snow is falling across portions of the northern Corn Belt, where an extensive and deep snow cover is in place. The current snow depth in Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota, stands at 16 inches.

Powerhouse storm to sweep the Heartland

Across the Corn Belt, mostly dry weather accompanies near- or below-normal temperatures. A thick blanket of snow remains in place across the northern and western Corn Belt.

Intense Weekend Storm, Colder Air Follows

Across the Corn Belt, dry weather prevails in the wake of a departing storm. Sub-zero temperatures occurred early Thursday in parts of the western Corn Belt, where a deep snow cover is in place. Current snow depths include 16 inches in Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota, and 9 inches in Des Moines, Iowa, and Omaha, Nebraska.

A stormy pattern ahead for much of the Corn Belt

Across the Corn Belt, cold, dry weather prevails, with sub-zero temperatures noted early Tuesday in the upper Midwest. Snow covers the region, except the Ohio Valley, following a weekend storm. In fact, multiple recent storms have left snow depths greater than one-half foot in much of the northern and western Corn Belt. Early Tuesday, snow depths stand at 11 inches in Minneapolis-St.

Weather systems advance across the Midwest

Across the Corn Belt, bitterly cold weather covers the upper Midwest, where Friday morning’s low temperatures ranged from 0 to -20°. Cold, breezy weather prevails across the remainder of the Corn Belt, with snow showers confined to the upper Great Lakes region.

Hyper-active pattern continues across the Midwest

Across the Corn Belt, cold, breezy weather prevails. Snow showers linger across the eastern Corn Belt, especially downwind of the Great Lakes. Minor to moderate flooding continues along numerous creeks and rivers in the central and eastern Corn Belt, and many low-lying winter wheat fields are saturated or have standing water.

Midwest pattern remains active, colder, too

Across the Corn Belt, the latest in a series of storms is blanketing the upper Midwest with snow. Meanwhile in the eastern Corn Belt, heavy rain is sparking widespread, lowland flooding. In addition, mostly minor to moderate flooding is occurring along several Midwestern waterways, including the Rock, Illinois, White, Wabash, and Ohio Rivers.