Drought Monitor Weekly: Extreme Heat, Dryness; Upper Midwest Cool

🕔Aug 22, 2019Summary The United States is in the thralls of summer, and with that can come heat, flash droughts, and occasional, if not frequent, thunderstorm activity. Several areas of the U.S. […]

Texas Field Reports: Weather Swings from Extreme to Extreme

🕔Aug 20, 2019Weather went from extremely wet to extremely hot and dry across most of Texas, according to the Texas State Climatologist. John Nielsen-Gammon, Ph.D., College Station, said the weather turned from […]

Nebraska: USDA Reports 400K Acres of Prevented Plant Cropland

🕔Aug 20, 2019Editor’s Note: For accompanying tables see the originally published article at the Source Link below. Crop producers across Nebraska reported more than 400,000 acres of prevented plant land in 2019, […]

Iowa: Predicting 1st Fall Frost, Freeze Dates?

🕔Aug 19, 2019When will the first hard freeze or killing frost (equal to or less than 28°F) date be this fall? This is a question a lot of folks are wondering about […]

Illinois: 102 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Floods

🕔Aug 16, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 102 Illinois counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses due to excessive moisture, flooding and flash flooding that has occurred since Sept. […]

Mississippi: 45 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Floods

🕔Aug 16, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 45 Mississippi counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses due to the combined effects of freeze, excessive rainfall, flooding, and flash flooding […]

Missouri: 53 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Floods

🕔Aug 16, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 53 Missouri counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses due to excessive rainfall and flooding that has occurred since March 9, 2019, […]

Arkansas: 44 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Floods

🕔Aug 16, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 44 Arkansas counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses due to excessive rain, flash flooding, flooding, hail, high winds, lightning, and tornadoes […]

NOAA Seasonal Drought Outlook – Sept., Oct., Nov.

🕔Aug 15, 2019El Niño has transitioned to ENSO-neutral, and ENSO-neutral conditions are most likely to continue through the Northern Hemisphere winter 2019-20 (50-55% chance). Drought coverage remains very low across the contiguous […]

Drought Monitor Weekly: Overall Abnormal Dryness Spreads

🕔Aug 15, 2019Summary Rainfall this week was highly variable across the eastern two-thirds of the country, which is not unusual during summer. Heavy rain was common in the High Plains, and from […]

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