NMME Guidance – Milder Temperatures Ahead?

Livestock Wx Despite a very cold late fall and extreme start to winter, just-released NMME guidance continues to trend towards milder-than-normal winter and early spring temperatures across most of the U.S. Take a look at the following images for specific

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2019 Winter Outlook

Livestock Wx NOAA’s winter outllook was just released. Let’s take a look at this outlook and discuss some key factors shaping our winter temperature and

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Winter Storm!!!

Livestock Wx Heavy snow combined with high winds have produced blizzard conditions across parts of the Northern Plains and Upper Midwest.  Snow totals have already

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Forecast Maps & Interactive Charts

Week 1 and Week 2 Temperature Forecasts
Week 1 and Week 2 Accumulated Precipitation (in) Forecasts

*Each circle represents counties with 50K head or greater of cattle and calves.  Size of circle is scaled by number of cattle and calves. 

Counties in the upper left are expected to see much lower temps than normal and have higher than average cattle numbers.

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.

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Cattle in Drought
Change % Area Since Last Week
Percent of Cattle, Hay, & Corn in Drought Since 2011 to Present
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Much Colder Next Week

Livestock Wx Heads Up: The jet stream will become wavier next week with a significant dip across the middle of the nation. This will result

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Winter Storm This Week

Livestock Wx Thanksgiving Week Snow A strong winter storm will provide a variety of weather impacts including heavy snow and high winds through Wednesday.  This

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