14-Day Forecasts: Above-Normal Temps Over Parts of Midwest

Temperature Anomaly Forecast For the 6-10 and 8-14 day period there is an enhanced chance of above-normal temperatures over the central and eastern part of the U.S. A trough over the North Pacific will likely bring below-normal temperatures over much of the west. 14-Day Accumulated Precipitation (in) Forecast Chances of good precipitation are good for […]

14-Day Forecasts: June 20-July 3

Temperature Anomaly Forecast Below normal temperatures are expected for much of the West, Intermountain West, and Parts of the Plains. Texas and much of the U.S. east of the Mississippi River will see higher average temperatures than what normally would be expected for this time of year over the next two-weeks. 14-Day Accumulated Precipitation (in) […]

June 11 Grass-Cast Update Continues Optimistic Forage Production Year

The latest Grass-Cast forecast maps were released on June 11th.  The forecasts are based on the Precipitation Seasonal Outlook that was released by NOAA on May 16th (map at top-right).  NOAA updated its Precipitation Seasonal Outlook on June 20th, but this outlook covers the months of July-August-September.  It’s important to note NOAA still expects above-normal […]

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Drought Trends for June 11, 2019

[Excerpt from the June 11th U.S. Drought Monitor] This U.S. Drought Monitor week saw highly beneficial rainfall activity across drought-stricken areas of the Southeast. Across this region, locally heavy rainfall accumulations (ranging from 2 to 8+ inches) and localized flash flooding were observed. These soaking rains helped to significantly improve soil moisture as well as […]

14-Day mid-June Forecasts and Other Analytics

14-Day Temperature Anomaly Forecast: June 14-June 27 Below normal temperatures are expected for parts of the southern Rockies, the Great Plains, the Upper Mississippi Valley, and the Great Lakes region as a result of a trough of low pressure forecast over the region. Increased above normal temperature probabilities are forecast for California coast due to […]

Latest Grass-Cast Forecast: May 28th

On May 28th, the latest Grass-Cast forecast maps were released (below).  As was discussed in Livestock Wx’s article this week on the Grass-Cast system (In its Second Year Grass-Cast Continues to Improve: See What’s New in 2019) the grass production forecast maps are based on the June-July-August Precipitation Seasonal Outlook released by NOAA on May […]

May 31-June 14 Forecasts and Other Analytics

15-Day Temperature Anomaly Forecast Above-normal temperatures are most likely over most of the East Coast, parts of the Midwest, and the Northern Plains.  Parts of of California and western Arizona will also likely see above-normal temperatures. 15-Day Accumulated Precipitation (in) Forecast Southerly moisture flow over the next 6-10 days  from the Tropics could lead to […]