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Winter Not Going Without a Fight - Monday, May 20, 2019

Although we are heading into the last two weeks of May, winter weather continues in many areas of the far west. Snow will fall this week to last low as 4000 feet across the Rockies and High Plains. Last week, the same locations that will see snowf (full story)


June Outlook - Friday, May 17, 2019

After a very cool and sometimes wet weather pattern for many in the month of May, folks are ready for warmer temperatures. In some areas, you can expect drier weather conditions in June.  For most of the western and central areas of the nation (full story)


Wet and Dry Areas - Monday, May 13, 2019

The latest drought update is shown below. It is quite remarkable and there no areas of the USA in widespread drought. While the Four Corners region is still suffering from drier than normal conditions their fortunes have improved greatly.   (full story)


El Nino Update - Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Soon we will be leaving the time of year that El Nino will be impacting our weather patterns across North America. For most of the winter season and early spring, a very weak El Nino weather pattern has persisted. At times this winter, El Nino fad (full story)


Snowpack and California Reservoir Update - Monday, April 22, 2019

Although the snowpack season is winding down, there are still some heavy, wet snows to come to the mountains of the west before the warm season. Even if the snows stopped in the west, the snowpack season will end very well for most of the Rocky Moun (full story)


Summer Outlook - Friday, April 19, 2019

The cold and stormy spring season will likely persist into the first half of May and then all attention will be focused on the expected summer pattern across the USA. After a very rough winter and spring for beef producers across the nation, many (full story)


Active Spring Weather - Monday, April 15, 2019

For those of you who like to watch the weather the spring weather pattern so far has not disappointed. Big snow storms, heavy rains and severe thunderstorms have been common since March across the nation. Unfortunately, the stormy spring weather (full story)


Another High Plains Snowstorm - Monday, April 8, 2019

After some warm temperatures to begin April, stock growers across the Rockies and High Plains will have to endure another potent winter storm that will bring snow, cold and wind back into the region. Many beef producers are still recovering from (full story)


Snowpack and Drought Update - Monday, March 25, 2019

The increase in stormy weather over the past several weeks has brought some positive impacts regarding drought conditions and snow pack levels across the western states. The onslaught of strong Pacific storms has brought copious amounts of rain and (full story)


April Outlook - Thursday, March 21, 2019

Everyone is hoping for a warmer and drier April as March was a brutal month for stock growers over a large swath of the nation. The winter of 2019 will be long remembered for severe cold, heavy snows and flooding in key livestock areas of the nation (full story)


Blizzards, Floods and Tornadoes - Monday, March 18, 2019

Sometimes the month of March can be a stormy one... And this year has been no exception! As winter turns to spring, the clash of cold air masses from the north and warmer air from the south creates turbulent weather conditions over all regions (full story)


Major High Plains Snowstorm - Monday, March 11, 2019

A very strong storm system will bring high impacts to beef producers across the Central High Plains and Central Rockies this week as a very active and stormy March weather pattern continues. It has already been a rough patch of bad weather that (full story)


Stormy March Weather - Monday, March 4, 2019

Traditionally the month of March can be stormy. As the Earth tilts back closer to the sun and as we get closer to spring, the contrast between the cold winter air over the higher latitudes mixing with the warmer air near the equator can lead (full story)