Average Temperature VS. Minimum Temperature Forecast
*Each circle represents counties with 50K head or greater of cattle and calves. Size of circle is scaled by number of cattle and calves. Larger circles have larger numbers of cattle and calves.
Counties in the upper right quadrant are expected to see higher than normal average temps and higher than normal minimum temps over the next two-weeks.
The percentage of cattle in drought according to the U.S. Drought Monitor. Drought is based on Moderate Drought (D1) or greater. To see a full explanation of the U.S. Drought Monitor categories and how they are determined click here.
Could See Expansion of Drought in Southeast, Texas and parts of the Southwest
Livestock Wx Possible Linkages With U.S. Winter Weather? Sea surface temperatures across much of the Pacific Ocean remain unusually warm. There are two critical pockets
Livestock Wx For September, the average contiguous U.S. temperature was 68.5°F, 3.7°F above the 20th century average, tying with 2015 as the second warmest September
Livestock Wx U.S. Monthly Drought Outlook for October Map credit: C. McNutt/Livestock Wx October Drought Outlook The latest U.S. Drought Outlook is showing possible drought
Livestock Wx Map showing the Standardized Precipitation and Evapotranspiration Index (SPEI) index for this past summer. The index combines both temperature and precipitation into one
Livestock Wx Unusually hot, in some cases setting record highs, has settled across the central and southeast U.S. Heat Index levels will near 100 degrees
2019 Water Year As we get close to October we thought it would be interesting to take a look at the 2019 Water Year. If