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Warmer Days Ahead - Monday, April 26, 2021

As we discussed last week, April has been a cold month for more than 50% of the lower 48 states. The map below shows all the chilly temperatures that many have experienced since April 1. Notice all the blue/green across a large part of North America (full story)

April Cold Hanging On - Monday, April 19, 2021

After a warm start to April in many areas, April has turned much colder in many areas of the central areas of the nation. Many of you have experienced some late season snows and it will snow in many areas this week. This return to winter weather (full story)

April Cold Snap - Monday, April 12, 2021

April can be a cruel month with mild, almost summer like days rapidly followed by colder temperatures and rain/snow just a few days later. April is the month that has a hard time making up its mind with wild swings in temperature and precipitation (full story)

Possible Northern Plains and Corn Belt Moisture - Monday, April 5, 2021

As you can see in the most recent drought monitor below, there are still many dry areas across many areas of the Northern Plains, especially across the Dakotas, Montana and areas of Minnesota, Wisconsin and northwest Iowa. Those areas were bypassed (full story)

La Nina Update - Monday, March 22, 2021

Since the spring of 2020 we have been talking about La Nine extensively has it has had an impacted on our weather since then. Whether or not La Nina continues into the rest of spring and summer could play a large role in our weather this spring, sum (full story)

What a Storm! - Monday, March 15, 2021

The major storm that hit the Rockies and portions of the High Plains this past weekend was both a blessing and a curse. Drought conditions have been widespread since late last summer over a large part of the western USA and 2021 up until this past (full story)

Badly Needed High Plains/Rockies Moisture on the Way - Monday, March 8, 2021

The most recent drought update is shown below. Parts of the western, southwestern and some areas of the central USA are suffering from drought conditions. The below precipitation that occurred in 2020 and the dry winter season has left many areas (full story)

A February to Remember - Monday, March 1, 2021

Beef producers and many others will longer remember the Arctic Blast of February 2021. The impact on the power grid made the biggest news, but the impact to beef producers will be remembered more for the hardships the snow, ice and severe cold broug (full story)