The Weather Front On-Line

The Weather Front On-Line

Colder air on the move

Across the Corn Belt, cool air is surging across the upper Midwest, where this Monday morning’s temperatures dipped below 32°. Mild weather prevails across the remainder of the region, while isolated showers are confined to parts of Indiana and Ohio.

On the Plains, cold air is settled across Montana and the Dakotas, where Monday morning’s temperatures locally fell below 20°.

Mild weather allows early-season corn planting

Across the Corn Belt, a few showers and thunderstorms are crossing the Great Lakes States. Elsewhere in the Midwest, very warm weather is promoting rapid winter wheat development and early-season corn planting.

On the Plains, scattered showers and thunderstorms cover the southern half of the region. A few of the thunderstorms are producing gusty winds and large hail.

A big-range of temperatures across the Corn Belt

Across the Corn Belt, lingering cool conditions over the lower Great Lakes region contrast with record-setting warmth across southern and western portions of the region.

A range of seasons across the Heartland

Across the Corn Belt, frost and freeze advisories were in effect Friday morning across portions of the Great Lakes region, where producers continue to monitor early-blooming fruit crops for signs of injury in the wake of the March 26-27 and current cool snaps.

Cool weather, some rain across the Corn Belt

Across the Corn Belt, cool weather has returned to the Great Lakes region, where frost and freeze advisories were in effect Thursday morning. Freezes were mostly confined to Wisconsin and Michigan, where late-March freezes are common. However, the cool weather follows an extended period of record-setting warmth.

A wide-range of weather, temperatures across the Heartland

Across the Corn Belt, markedly colder air covers the Great Lakes States, but warmth lingers across southern and western sections of the region.

Fast development of Winter Wheat, fruit crops in the Midwest

Across the Corn Belt, unusually warm weather continues, despite widespread showers. Some of the heaviest rain is falling from the upper Great Lakes region southeastward into the lower Ohio Valley.

More Summer-like warm for the far eastern Corn Belt

Across the Corn Belt, record-shattering warmth persists across the eastern half of the region, pushing winter grains far ahead of their normal pace of spring development. Thursday’s high temperatures could exceed 85° in parts of the Ohio Valley.

Summerlike warmth as "Spring" officially arrives

Across the Corn Belt, widespread, record-setting warmth continues for a seventh consecutive day. Tuesday’s high temperatures will exceed 80° in much of the Ohio Valley.

Record-setting warmth continues

Across the Corn Belt, scattered showers are mostly confined to the Ohio Valley. Meanwhile, phenomenal early-season warmth continues to promote an extremely rapid pace of soft red winter wheat development.

On the Plains, record-setting warmth prevails, especially across northern and central areas. Later Friday, much of the region will experience highs above 80°.