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FREESE-NOTIS
UNITED STATES WEATHER AND CROP COMMENTS


6:00 PM, Sunday, March 03, 2024


6-10 Day Forecast Map

FORECAST HIGHLIGHTS

    MIDWEST - For the 1-5 day outlook March 3-March 8, corn belt temperatures will average near 53.2 F which is 13.7F from normal. Rainfall will average 0.50". Approximately 69% of the area will receive a 0.25" or more. This compares to the earlier estimate today of 69%. For the 6-10 day outlook, March 8-March 12, the western corn belt temperatures will be ABOVE NORMAL. Rainfall will be NORMAL. Eastern corn belt temperatures will be ABOVE NORMAL. Rainfall will be ABOVE NORMAL.

    NORTHEAST - For the 1-5 day outlook March 3-March 8, megalopolis area temperatures will average near 50.9 F which is 10.4 F from normal. Rainfall will average 2.76". Approximately 100% of the area will receive a 0.25" or more. This compares to the earlier estimate today of 100%.For the 6-10 day outlook, March 8-March 12, The Megalopolis temperatures will be ABOVE NORMAL. Rainfall will be ABOVE NORMAL.

    DELTA/SOUTHEAST - For the 1-5 day outlook March 3-March 8, delta area temperatures will average near 66.3 F which is 13.4 F from normal. Rainfall will average 0.51". Approximately 100% of the area will receive a 0.25" or more. This compares to the earlier estimate today of 100%.For the 6-10 day outlook, March 8-March 12, the Delta region temperatures will be ABOVE NORMAL. Rainfall will be NORMAL. The southeast region temperatures will be ABOVE NORMAL. Rainfall will be ABOVE NORMAL.

    NORTHERN 1/2 PLAINS - For the 1-5 day outlook March 3-March 8, spring wheat temperatures will average near 40.0 F which is 12.3 F from normal. Rainfall will average 0.11". Approximately 1% of the area will receive a 0.25" or more. This compares to the earlier estimate today of 1%.For the 6-10 day outlook, March 8-March 12, the spring wheat temperatures will be ABOVE NORMAL. Rainfall will be BELOW NORMAL.

    SOUTHERN 1/2 PLAINS - For the 1-5 day outlook March 3-March 8, winter wheat temperatures will average near 53.2 F which is 10.9 F from normal. Rainfall will average 0.29". Approximately 47% of the area will receive a 0.25" or more.. This compares to the earlier estimate today of 47%.For the 6-10 day outlook, March 8-March 12, the winter wheat temperatures will be ABOVE NORMAL. Rainfall will be NORMAL.

    CROP/LIVESTOCK/ENERGY IMPACTS

      MIDWEST - Central Iowa reports mild to moderate drought moisture is adequate for present needs Field conditions are drying. Additonal precipitation needed to end the drought, 4.63".Southwest Iowa reports moisture is adequate for present needs. Field conditions are drying. Additonal precipitation needed to end the drought, 5.74". Warmer than normal temperatures will reduce livestock feed needs.

      DELTA/SOUTHEAST - Northeast Arkansas reports moisture is adequate for present needs. mild to moderate drought Field conditions are drying Warmer than normal temperatures will reduce livestock feed needs.

      NORTHERN 1/2 PLAINS - Northeast North Dakota reports moisture is adequate for present needs. mild to moderate drought Colder than normal temperatures will increase livestock feed needs.

      SOUTHERN 1/2 PLAINS - South Central Kansas reports moisture is adequate for present needs Field conditions are normal, . Additonal precipitation needed to end the drought, ND".West Central Kansas reports moisture is adequate for present needs Field conditions are normal, Field conditions are drying. Additonal precipitation needed to end the drought, ND".Southwestern Kansas reports moisture is adequate for present needs Field conditions are normal, . Additonal precipitation needed to end the drought, ND". Warmer than normal temperatures will reduce livestock feed needs.


      PAST WEATHER/SHORT-RANGE FORECAST


1-5 Day Forecast Map

MIDWESTERN U.S. (NE to OH and central MN to southern IL)

    Yesterday's temperatures across the western corn belt averaged 69.0 F about 5.8 F from normal. Rainfall averaged 0.07". Approximately 4% of the area received a 0.25" or more. Yesterday's temperatures across the eastern corn belt averaged 71.5 F about 7.8 F from normal. Rainfall averaged 0.01". Approximately 0% of the area will received a 0.25" or more.

    For the 1-5 day outlook March 3-March 8, corn belt temperatures will average near 53.2 F which is 13.7F from normal. Rainfall will average 0.50". Approximately 69% of the area will receive a 0.25" or more. This compares to the earlier estimate today of 69%.


6-10 Day Forecast Map SOUTHEASTERN U.S. (Delta east to Carolinas)

    For the 1-5 day outlook March 3-March 8, delta area temperatures will average near 66.3 F which is 13.4 F from normal. Rainfall will average 0.51". Approximately 100% of the area will receive a 0.25" or more. This compares to the earlier estimate today of 100%.

    For the 6-10 day outlook, March 8-March 12, the Delta region temperatures will be ABOVE NORMAL. Rainfall will be NORMAL. The southeast region temperatures will be ABOVE NORMAL. Rainfall will be ABOVE NORMAL.


NORTHERN PLAINS (ND to northern NE, eastern MT, eastern WY, northwest MN)

    Yesterday's temperatures across the spring wheat belt averaged 57.8 F about 1.5 F from normal. Rainfall averaged 0.12". Approximately 11% of the area received a 0.25" or more.

    For the 1-5 day outlook March 3-March 8, spring wheat temperatures will average near 40.0 F which is 12.3 F from normal. Rainfall will average 0.11". Approximately 1% of the area will receive a 0.25" or more. This compares to the earlier estimate today of 1%.


SOUTHERN PLAINS (southern NE to northern TX)

    Yesterday's temperatures across the winter wheat belt averaged 72.3 F about 7.3 F from normal. Rainfall averaged 0.04". Approximately 7% of the area received a 0.25" or more.

    For the 1-5 day outlook March 3-March 8, winter wheat temperatures will average near 53.2 F which is 10.9 F from normal. Rainfall will average 0.29". Approximately 47% of the area will receive a 0.25" or more.. This compares to the earlier estimate today of 47%.


NORTHEASTERN U.S. MEGALOPOLIS

    For the 1-5 day outlook March 3-March 8, megalopolis area temperatures will average near 50.9 F which is 10.4 F from normal. Rainfall will average 2.76". Approximately 100% of the area will receive a 0.25" or more. This compares to the earlier estimate today of 100%.

    For the 6-10 day outlook, March 8-March 12, The Megalopolis temperatures will be ABOVE NORMAL. Rainfall will be ABOVE NORMAL.


1-10 Day and 1-15 Precipitation Forecast Map EXTENDED OUTLOOK & GENERAL OVERVIEW OF U.S. PATTERN

    For the 6-10 day outlook, March 8-March 12, the western corn belt temperatures will be ABOVE NORMAL. Rainfall will be NORMAL. Eastern corn belt temperatures will be ABOVE NORMAL. Rainfall will be ABOVE NORMAL.

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