The Weather Front On-Line
Across the Corn Belt, dry weather prevails, except for a few rain showers in the upper Great Lakes region. Mild weather is promoting some additional winter wheat development across the southern Corn Belt.
Across the Corn Belt, dry weather accompanies a warming trend. Nevertheless, snow remains on the ground across the upper Midwest, where current depths include 4 inches in Grand Forks, North Dakota, and 2 inches in Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota.
Across the Corn Belt, snow showers linger in a broad area centered on the upper Mississippi Valley. Current snow depths include 4 inches in Grand Forks, North Dakota, and an inch in Omaha, Nebraska, and Rockford, Illinois. Meanwhile, some low clouds and fog linger across the eastern Corn Belt, following recent rainfall.
Across the Corn Belt, snow lingers across the upper Midwest, where current depths include 4 inches in Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota, and 3 inches in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Some of the heaviest snow, locally 8 inches or more, has fallen across eastern South Dakota and environs. Meanwhile, mild, rainy weather prevails in the eastern Corn Belt.
Across the Corn Belt, a cold front is producing locally heavy rain from Missouri into the Great Lakes, increasing soil moisture for winter grains. Behind the front, precipitation is briefly changing to freezing rain and snow.
Across the Corn Belt, mild, dry weather prevails in advance of an approaching storm system. The snow that fell in parts of the Midwest on November 20-21 continues to melt, providing moisture for winter grains.
Across the Corn Belt, an early-season snowfall has disrupted final summer crop harvest efforts. On November 15, prior to the snow’s arrival, more than one-tenth of the corn was still standing in Michigan and Wisconsin. Early Monday, snow depths included 9 inches in Kalamazoo, Michigan, and 7 inches in Albany, Wisconsin.
Across the Corn Belt, snow is developing across northern Nebraska, southern South Dakota, and western Iowa. Elsewhere, dry weather favors a limited return to late-season fieldwork, following recent rainfall.
Across the Corn Belt, rain is falling across the upper Midwest. Meanwhile, showers and thunderstorms are crossing the eastern Corn Belt. Mild weather prevails throughout the region, but most late-season fieldwork is on hold due to the recent and ongoing precipitation.