The Weather Front On-Line

Warmer, wetter days ahead...

A weak disturbance will bring a chance of thunderstorms Saturday. Another round of thunderstorms is possible Sunday Night. Portions of the Illinois, Wabash, Little Wabash and Embarras Rivers will remain above flood stage through the weekend.


Limited fieldwork across the Midwest...

Across the Corn Belt, a storm centered over the upper Mississippi Valley is producing rain showers. Lowland flooding and cool, damp soils continue to limit corn planting and other spring fieldwork activities. Frost advisories were in effect Thursday morning across parts of Indiana and Ohio.


Fieldwork at a standstill from the Ohio Valley, northward...

Across the Corn Belt, locally heavy showers are occurring from the Ohio Valley into the lower Great Lakes region, where fieldwork remains at a standstill. Cool, dry air is spreading across the western Corn Belt. Frost Advisories were in effect Tuesday morning across parts of Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, and Missouri.


More cool, wet weather across the Heartland

Across the Corn Belt, rain is returning to eastern areas, where most fieldwork remains on hold. Soils are too cold and wet for appreciable fieldwork in the northern Corn Belt, while a limited amount of corn planting is underway in the southwestern Corn Belt.


Midwestern fieldwork largely at a standstill...

Across the Corn Belt, cool weather and a few showers linger across the lower Great Lakes region. Meanwhile, mild, dry weather temporarily prevails in the western Corn Belt. Midwestern fieldwork is mostly limited to a few areas in the southwestern portion of the Corn Belt. 


Drought, historic flooding, deadly storms throughout the Nation

Across the Corn Belt, rain showers linger across the Great Lakes region, while some wet snow is falling in the upper Mississippi Valley. Across the remainder of the Midwest, low air temperatures and cool, wet soils are severely limiting fieldwork.


Most Corn Belt fieldwork remains on hold...

Across the Corn Belt, a steady rain is falling from the upper Mississippi Valley eastward into Michigan. Most Midwestern fieldwork remains on hold due to wet weather; cool, soggy soils; and lowland flooding.


Wet fields across the Corn Belt...

Across the Corn Belt, mild, sunny weather dominates much of the Midwest. However, unwelcome, heavy rain will overspread the middle Mississippi and Ohio Valleys by Friday morning.


More storms, probably strong or severe, by this evening...

An initial wave of showers & t-storms has pressed through during Tuesday morning. However, the strongest storms of the day are expected this evening ahead of low pressure and a cold front. The system will be moving from southwest to northeast.


A wet and active pattern continues...


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