The Weather Front On-Line

The Weather Front On-Line

Winter-like chill across the Corn Belt

Across the Corn Belt, very cool, mostly dry weather prevails. Friday morning’s low temperatures dipped below 20° in the northern Corn Belt, from the eastern Dakotas to parts of Michigan.

Soil moisture levels vary in the Corn Belt

Across the Corn Belt, late-season snow is blanketing portions of Wisconsin and Michigan. Meanwhile, rain is falling across parts of the eastern Corn Belt. Soils across the upper Midwest are much drier than those in neighboring regions to the southeast, including the Ohio Valley.

An active pattern for the Heartland

Across the Corn Belt, cool weather prevails in advance of an approaching storm system. Rain, freezing rain, and a few thunderstorms are developing across the southwestern Corn Belt, including the middle Mississippi and lower Missouri Valleys.

A change in weather across the Heartland

Across the Corn Belt, cool, breezy weather has replaced unusual warmth. Residual lowland flooding in the eastern Corn Belt, including the Ohio Valley, is slowly subsiding under favorably dry conditions.

Rains march across parts of the eastern, southern Corn Belt

Across the Corn Belt, mild weather continues to melt snow in the lower Great Lakes region. Farther south, locally heavy rain is pushing into the mid-Mississippi and lower Ohio Valleys., where some lowland flooding is occurring. Meanwhile, very warm weather covers the southwestern Corn Belt.

Mild air builds east across the Heartland

Across the Corn Belt, mild air continues to spread eastward. Lingering snow is quickly melting across the eastern Corn Belt, resulting in muddy conditions. In addition, rain is pushing northward into the Ohio Valley.

Bitter cold across much of the Corn Belt

On the Plains, chilly conditions linger across Oklahoma and Texas. Farther north, however, mild air is spreading across the northern and central High Plains.

Cold; unsettled weather in the Ohio Valley

Across the Corn Belt, a band of precipitation stretches from the Ozark Plateau into the Ohio Valley. The threat of flooding exists in parts of the Ohio Valley, especially where rain is combining with melting snow. The northern fringe of the precipitation shield features some snow, sleet, and freezing rain.

A mid-Winter look & feel across the Corn Belt

Across the Corn Belt, cold conditions persist. Monday morning’s temperatures fell below 0°F in parts of the upper Midwest. Farther east, Ohio locations such as Mansfield, Youngstown, and Cleveland recently completed their coldest February on record.

Cold wave pattern to moderate

Across the Corn Belt, frigid conditions are maintaining stress on livestock, although most of the Midwestern winter wheat crop retains a protective snow cover. Friday morning’s temperatures plunged below 0° as far south as the middle Mississippi Valley and fell below -20° in parts of the upper Midwest.