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Drought Outlook: Expect Improvements for the Midwest, Plains to Remain Dry

Drought Outlook: Expect Improvements for the Midwest, Plains to Remain Dry

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Adam Allgood, NOAA 🕔Aug 17, 2017

During the boreal fall months, climatological precipitation decreases across the Plains, and increases over the Northwest, while the transitional month of October is generally a drier time of year for much of the Nation. Above normal temperatures are favored to

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Drought Outlook: No Relief for Northern Plains, Some Improvement Moving South

Drought Outlook: No Relief for Northern Plains, Some Improvement Moving South

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from David Miskus, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC 🕔Aug 1, 2017

During August, drought should persist across much of the northern Plains with expansion expected in western Montana, while some improvement is possible in extreme southern sections of the northern Plains (southeast South Dakota and Nebraska) as decent rains fell in

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Drought Outlook: Improvements  Expected for Eastern Dakotas, Southern Plains

Drought Outlook: Improvements Expected for Eastern Dakotas, Southern Plains

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from David Miskus, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC 🕔Jul 20, 2017

The latest ENSO Advisory favors ENSO-neutral conditions into the Northern Hemisphere winter 2017-18 (50-55% chance). In addition, this period (summer into fall) is notoriously difficult to predict due to variable summertime convection and the wild card Atlantic hurricane season. Furthermore,

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Georgia Weather: Wet Summer Seems Likely

Georgia Weather: Wet Summer Seems Likely

👤By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia County Extension Agent 🕔Jul 14, 2017

The outlook for July and beyond shows that there is a continued chance of above normal rainfall for the next month, although that abates somewhat later in summer.

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Tennessee Crops: Heat Stress Is on Its Way

Tennessee Crops: Heat Stress Is on Its Way

👤By Avat Shekoofa, University of Tennessee Crop Physiologist 🕔Jul 11, 2017

The three-month outlook for July, August, and September currently depicts enhanced odds of warmer than normal temperatures. Meanwhile, the precipitation outlook for the same three-month time period places the region in an area of equal chances of above, near, or

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Drought Outlook: Improvements, Removal Expected for Most Areas

Drought Outlook: Improvements, Removal Expected for Most Areas

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Richard Tinker, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC 🕔Jun 15, 2017

Drought coverage across the country progressively declined through most of the first half of 2017, declining to less than 4 percent of the 50 states plus Puerto Rico in late May. During the first half of June, drought expanded and

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Ohio: Weather Expected to Shift to Warmer, Drier

Ohio: Weather Expected to Shift to Warmer, Drier

👤By Jim Noel, Ohio State University 🕔Jun 6, 2017

A pattern change appears underway. We are heading into a summer type pattern that continues to evolve as we speak. This will mean a transition to warmer weather with rainfall becoming much more scattered and sporadic. Some areas will still

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Drought Outlook: Improvements Expected for Southeast, Texas; Dry in the Southwest, Northern Plains

Drought Outlook: Improvements Expected for Southeast, Texas; Dry in the Southwest, Northern Plains

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Richard Tinker, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC 🕔Jun 2, 2017

Generally wet weather in May kept the drought coverage steadily declining to less than 4 percent of the United States at the time of this release. Significant drought coverage is limited to the western half of the Big Island in

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Drought Outlook: Removal, Easement Expected for Most of Southeast

Drought Outlook: Removal, Easement Expected for Most of Southeast

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Rich Tinker, NOAA 🕔May 18, 2017

Drought coverage across the country has progressively declined over the past several months, as assessed by the Drought Monitor. At the end of November 2016, drought encompassed more than one-quarter of the nation. That number dropped below 12 percent at

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Texas Field Reports: Hot, Dry Summer Expected, Says State Climatologist

Texas Field Reports: Hot, Dry Summer Expected, Says State Climatologist

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔May 16, 2017

Above-average temperatures and dry conditions across Texas could be a sign of things to come this summer, said the state climatologist. Dr. John Nielsen-Gammon, College Station, said he is concerned arid conditions could be prevalent through the summer following the

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