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Across the Corn Belt, cold weather follows Tuesday’s inclement weather, which included a band of late-season snow from the middle Mississippi Valley into the lower Great Lakes region. Official snowfall totals for April 20 reached 4.2 inches in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and 3.5 inches in Kansas Ci…

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Across the Corn Belt, cold weather prevails in the wake of a cold front’s passage. Across the upper Midwest, Tuesday morning’s low temperatures generally ranged from 15 to 30°. Early Tuesday, a band of accumulating snow is spreading across parts of the Midwest, including northern Missouri an…

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Across the Corn Belt, cool but dry weather prevails. In areas where fields are ready for planting, producers are grappling with the decision of whether to plant corn and soybeans, given the deepening spell of below-normal temperatures. The cool weather is also slowing the development of wint…

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Across the Corn Belt, cool but mostly dry weather prevails. Tuesday morning’s minimum temperatures dipped as low as 25° in the far upper Midwest, where a few snow showers are occurring. On April 11, Missouri led the Midwest with 8% of its intended corn acreage planted, followed by Illinois at 5%.

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Across the Corn Belt, scattered showers and thunderstorms are occurring in the upper Great Lakes region and west of the Mississippi River. The rain is slowing fieldwork but providing a beneficial boost in topsoil moisture. Meanwhile in the eastern Corn Belt, warm, dry weather favors winter w…

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Across the Corn Belt, showers and thunderstorms extend from the Great Lakes region into the middle Missouri Valley. Cooler air is overspreading the upper Midwest, but very warm weather in the Soft Red winter wheat belt favors crop development. By April 4, two percent of the winter wheat in I…

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Across the Corn Belt, chilly conditions linger east of the Mississippi River, where Friday morning’s low temperatures generally ranged from 20 to 30°. In contrast, warm, breezy conditions are developing across the western Corn Belt. Later Friday, high temperatures in the middle Missouri Vall…

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Across the Corn Belt, chilly, breezy weather prevails in the wake of a departing cold front. Lingering snow showers are confined to the upper Great Lakes region. Wednesday morning’s temperatures fell below 20° in parts of the upper Midwest.

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Across the Corn Belt, windy weather prevails east of the Mississippi River, especially in Ohio, in the wake of a departing storm system. Meanwhile, precipitation persists across Michigan but has ended in other areas of the Midwest. Some of Michigan’s precipitation has begun to change to snow…

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Across the Corn Belt, a high-pressure system settling across the Great Lakes region is resulting in cool, dry weather. In addition, blustery conditions linger across parts of the eastern Corn Belt. Farther west, however, temperatures are rebounding to near- or above-normal levels in the west…

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Across the Corn Belt, rain associated with a storm system crossing the southern Plains is quickly overspreading the middle Mississippi and lower Missouri Valleys. Dry weather covers the remainder of the Midwest, except for some light snow in the upper Great Lakes region. Mild weather in the …

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Across the Corn Belt, fog blankets portions of the middle Mississippi and lower Missouri Valleys, following recent precipitation. Residual flooding is occurring along several Missouri waterways, including the Grand River. Farther north, snow remains on the ground across southern sections of …

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Across the Corn Belt, chilly conditions are generally confined to the upper Great Lakes region. Meanwhile, rain is falling along and near the Ohio River, signaling the start of another period of wet weather, even as water levels remain high. Moderate flooding is occurring early Friday along …

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Across the Corn Belt, dry weather prevails, despite an increase in cloudiness. Meanwhile, unusual warmth is further reducing the coverage of any remaining snow across the upper Great Lakes region, including Wisconsin. Tuesday afternoon’s high temperatures in the lower Missouri Valley should …

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Across the Corn Belt, dry weather prevails. The coolest conditions are occurring in the Great Lakes region. Away from the Great Lakes, any remaining snow continues to erode. In Moline, Illinois, for example, the snow depth fell below 1 inch earlier this week for the first time since late Dec…

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Across the Corn Belt, lingering cool weather in the upper Great Lakes region contrasts with mild conditions across the remainder of the Midwest. Wednesday’s high temperatures could reach or exceed 65° in the lower Missouri Valley. Rivers continue to run high in parts of the Ohio Valley; in f…

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Across the Corn Belt, generally minor flooding is occurring in parts of the Ohio Valley, due to a combination of runoff from melted snow and recent rainfall. Meanwhile, temperatures have begun to rebound in advance of an approaching cold front; Tuesday’s highs should range from around 40° in…

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Across the Corn Belt, cold, blustery weather prevails in the wake of a cold front’s passage. Monday morning’s low temperatures fell below 0° in much of eastern North Dakota and northern Minnesota. Early Monday, a few snow showers linger in the Great Lakes States. Until the cold front’s arriv…

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Across the Corn Belt, mild weather continues to erode a previously extensive snow cover. Friday’s high temperatures will generally range from 40 to 50 degrees. Currently, snow remains on the ground across parts of eastern Nebraska and much of the northern Corn Belt.

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Across the Corn Belt, temperatures have rebounded to near- or above-normal levels. In fact, Tuesday’s high temperatures could reach 65° or higher in parts of the middle Mississippi Valley and should approach 40° in the northern Corn Belt. Midwestern snow has begun to melt amid the mild condi…

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Across the Corn Belt, very cold weather lingers, but the entire Midwestern winter wheat crop has a protective snow cover. Widespread sub-zero temperatures were noted Friday morning as far south as northern Missouri and central Illinois. Elsewhere, a few snow showers are occurring downwind of…

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Across the Corn Belt, sub-zero temperatures are maintaining stress on upper Midwestern livestock. Friday morning’s low temperatures fell below 0° as far south as northern Missouri and again plunged below -20° in parts of Minnesota and the Dakotas. In Moline, Illinois, at least an inch of sno…

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Across the Corn Belt, conditions for livestock remain difficult amid a protracted cold wave and breezy conditions. Upper Midwestern wind chills of -20 to -40° are common Tuesday morning, while air temperatures generally range from 0 to -20°. Meanwhile, light snow is falling early Tuesday in …

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Across the Corn Belt, weather conditions are slowly improving across the upper Midwest, following Thursday’s winter storm. On February 4, snowfall topped 5 inches and winds gusted to at least 40 mph in locations such as Dubuque, Iowa, and La Crosse, Wisconsin, stressing livestock and renderi…

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Across the Corn Belt, tranquil weather prevails between storms. Chilly, breezy conditions linger across the eastern Corn Belt, but mild air is overspreading areas west of the Mississippi River. A shallow to moderately deep snow cover blankets the Midwest (except in Missouri and southern Illi…

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Across he Corn Belt, lingering snow showers are limited to the middle Ohio Valley. Dry weather covers the remainder of the Midwest, although dense fog developed overnight in parts of the western Corn Belt. Most of the region is covered by shallow to moderately deep snow, following multiple w…

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Across the Corn Belt, a departing storm system is producing some light snow across the Ohio Valley and the lower Great Lakes region. Travel disruptions persist in several areas of the Midwest, following weekend (January 30-31) snowfall that totaled 3.3 inches in Moline, Illinois and 10.8 inc…

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Across the Corn Belt, cold, dry weather prevails across the eastern half of the region, aside from lingering snow showers downwind of the Great Lakes. Meanwhile, mild but breezy weather has developed west of the Mississippi River. Much of the Midwest, particularly from Iowa to Ohio, is prepa…