The Weather Front On-Line

The Weather Front On-Line

Fieldwork delays across most of the Corn Belt

Across the Corn Belt, cool, showery, breezy weather is slowing or halting fieldwork but providing much-needed moisture for soil moisture recharge.

On the Plains, chilly conditions and some clouds linger across eastern areas. In contrast, warm weather is returning to the High Plains.

A record-setting pace to corn harvest

Across the Corn Belt, cool conditions linger across the lower Great Lakes region, but warm air is spreading across the remainder of the Midwest. Isolated showers are spreading across the upper Midwest. The U.S.

A record-setting pace to corn harvest

Across the Corn Belt, cool conditions linger across the lower Great Lakes region, but warm air is spreading across the remainder of the Midwest. Isolated showers are spreading across the upper Midwest. The U.S.

An active pattern this weekend from the Plains to the Midwest

Across the Corn Belt, cool but dry weather is promoting harvest activities, especially across the upper Midwest. A few readings below 20° were noted Friday morning in the northwestern Corn Belt. Winter wheat planting remains slightly behind schedule in the Ohio Valley in the wake of recent rainfall.

More cold weather on the move

Across the Corn Belt, cold weather is returning to the upper Midwest, accompanied by a few rain showers. In recent days, corn and soybean harvest activities have continued to advance at a record-setting pace in the upper Midwest, but fieldwork has been slowed by cool, damp conditions in the Ohio Valley.

On the Plains, a new surge of cold air is arriving.

A wet September across the Land of Lincoln

A strong cold front will continue to cross the Plains and Midwest, accompanied by a few showers. Heavy snow will fall through mid-week along the eastern slopes of the northern Rockies.

A November-like feel expected by the weekend

A big change in weather is ahead.  A strong surge of cold air will engulf the Plains Thursday and the Midwest on Friday.

Toward week’s end, freezes can be expected as far south as the central High Plains and the upper Midwest, while below-normal temperatures will cover the majority of the U.S.Meanwhile, recent soil moisture improvements in the southern and eastern Corn Belt are bene

Colder Weather Ahead

Fall activities continued with largely dry conditions persisting last week throughout most of the state.  Rainfall, some heavy, was reported in the southern areas.

Corn harvest is nearing completion with 71 percent of the crop now harvested.Soybean harvest increased to 22 percent, compared to 10 percent at this time last year and the 5-year average of 21 percent.

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Fieldwork delays in some parts of the southern Midwest

Across the Corn Belt, mild, mostly dry weather prevails, despite widespread cloudiness. As a result, summer crop harvesting continues at a rapid pace, especially across the upper Midwest.

A pleasant, early fall weekend continues

A pleasant, early fall weekend is in store for this last weekend of September.

A partly to mostly sunny sky is expected today, with nothing more than a remote chance for a passing sprinkle late tonight.  Highs will range through the lower and mid-70s, with lows in the mid- to upper 40s.

As the month of September winds-down, rainfall amounts were significantly up for the month