4-23-18 IN/IL Forecast: Pesky rain chances Monday/Tuesday….nicer mid-week. N.

4-23-18 IN/IL Forecast: Pesky rain chances Monday/Tuesday….nicer mid-week. N.

becks, Illinois, Indiana
Video: http://youtu.be/Sz7kYIjyjaM?hd=1 Cut-off low brings pesky shower chances to the area today and Tuesday....highest coverage comes today.  Here is the forecast radar going forward from 6 this morning to 2pm EDT Tuesday: Here is a look at total rainfall through Tuesday night (a lot of this falls today through tonight)....focus remains south of I-70 where a general 0.5" to 1" will fall, with locally higher amounts likely across southeast Indiana.  Notice the totals taper with northward progression...portions of far northern Indiana only get a tenth inch or less, and northwest Illinois likely stays dry.  High temperatures over the next 4 days: Low temperatures over the next 4 days: Wind forecast over the next 4 days:
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4-22-18 Reds Forecast: Pesky Showers Mon-Tue…Drier Mid-Week. N.

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Good Sunday morning!  Wanted to give you guys a look at what to expect with the upcoming 4-day homestand.  A slow moving storm system will bring pesky rain chances to the area starting Monday afternoon and lingering off/on into early Wednesday.  No weather issues expected for Wednesday and Thursday.  Watch the video for all the details.  Have a great day! Video (5:25): http://youtu.be/ECAAaIhzBIM?hd=1
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4-20-18 Central Plains Forecast:  Targeting rains west and south through the weekend….still targeting a big warm-up for week 2. N.

4-20-18 Central Plains Forecast: Targeting rains west and south through the weekend….still targeting a big warm-up for week 2. N.

Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska
Video (5:24): http://youtu.be/cuI16n1w-oQ?hd=1 Forecast radar from 9am this morning to noon Sunday CDT: Here is our thinking regarding rain totals through Sunday...watch the video for more specifics regarding timing.   High temperatures over the next 4 days.  Coolest day comes on Saturday with widespread clouds and scattered showers....then we warm as the system departs Sunday and Monday.   Low temperatures over the next 4 days: Wind forecast over the next 4 days: Weeks 1 and 2 temperatures from normal....still targeting a very nice warm-up particularly in the 8-14 day time-frame, when much of the region goes above normal. Weeks 1 and 2 precipitation from normal:  Iowa and northern Missouri stays very dry relative to normal for week 1....focus for moisture west and south.  Week 2 we still favor the drier…
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Friday Weather Package

Friday Weather Package

becks
Good Friday morning!  Here are the updated 7-day forecasts: Most of the area will stay dry throughout the weekend, with temperatures continuing to gradually warm.  Any rain chances would be confined to mainly far southern Illinois for Sunday.  Rain showers may drift further north into southern Indiana Sunday night/Monday.    Here is an animation of total precipitation from Sunday through Thursday of next week.  While most days offer a "chance" for rain, rain coverage each day will be hit/miss and light in most spots.  More details in the video. High temperatures over the next 4 days: Low temperatures over the next 4 days: Wind forecast over the next 4 days: Weeks 1 and 2 temperatures: Weeks 1 and 2 precipitation outlook: Weeks 3 and 4 temperature forecast (May 4-17): Weeks…
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4-20-18 IN/IL/OH Forecast:  Nice weekend ahead…hit/miss showers next week. N.

4-20-18 IN/IL/OH Forecast: Nice weekend ahead…hit/miss showers next week. N.

becks, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio
Video (5:40): http://youtu.be/qlT-CxRM-ZA?hd=1 Most of the area will stay dry throughout the weekend, with temperatures continuing to gradually warm.  Any rain chances would be confined to mainly far southern Illinois for Sunday.  Rain showers may drift further north into southern Indiana Sunday night/Monday.    Here is an animation of total precipitation from Sunday through Thursday of next week.  While most days offer a "chance" for rain, rain coverage each day will be hit/miss and light in most spots.  More details in the video. High temperatures over the next 4 days: Low temperatures over the next 4 days: Wind forecast over the next 4 days:
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Thursday Weather Package

Thursday Weather Package

becks
Good morning!  Here are today's 7-day forecasts: Widespread freeze warnings and frost advisories south issued for areas dropping near to slightly below freezing into Friday morning where the growing season has begun: Simulated radar guidance through this morning shows a gradual trend to push the remaining show flurries to snow showers east, I-70 north across Indiana into Ohio…tapering off completely by around noon. A lot of sunshine is expected to start working in the second half of the day today, kicking off a much quieter weather pattern as we head into the weekend: Can’t rule out very patchy fog into Friday morning north into IL and NW IN…won’t be widespread and not expecting much of an impact from this but wanted to mention the risk: 7-day rainfall guidance illustrating the…
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4-18-18 Iowa/Nebraska Forecast: Heavy snow across northern Iowa today….improvements after today! N.

4-18-18 Iowa/Nebraska Forecast: Heavy snow across northern Iowa today….improvements after today! N.

Iowa, Nebraska
Video (5:40): http://youtu.be/kgaI4C1C1VU?hd=1 Winter storm warnings in effect through this evening/overnight across north-central Iowa: Forecast radar from 10am to 11pm CDT today: A band of 6-12" is expected across northern Iowa.  Here is our updated snowfall risk graphic: Total precipitation with today's system: Quiet weather returns Thursday, then we watch rain chances Friday and Saturday for Nebraska.  Iowa looks to miss out and stay dry late week through the weekend.   There is still some uncertainty regarding the amount of rain.  It certainly appears the heaviest will be across southwest Nebraska.  The European model puts down a band of 0.5" to 0.75" around North Platte.  The GFS is more robust with precipitation across Nebraska.  I think the European has a better handle from this distance. High temperatures over the next…
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Wednesday Weather Package

Wednesday Weather Package

becks
Good Wednesday morning!  Here are the updated 7-day forecasts: Current hazards...best shot for wintry weather in far northern IL today into tonight...additional freezing warns possible into Saturday morning with temps flirting with freezing or slightly below: Latest simulated radar guidance...wintry precipitation mixes in across the northern 1/3 of IL late afternoon at times mixing with sleet and slushy snow, pushing around I-70 north in Indiana late tonight and swing into Ohio overnight into Thursday morning; a few slick spots possible in northern IN where temps are near freezing, but as this wave works east temps will overall be above freezing with just light snow showers expected...not seeing widespread threats for slick spots or impacts to the roadways: Current thoughts for snow showers and light accumulations confined mainly northwest into northern IL, tapering…
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4-17-18 Iowa/Nebraska Forecast: Another round of snow Wednesday….gradual but significant warming trend coming next week. N.

4-17-18 Iowa/Nebraska Forecast: Another round of snow Wednesday….gradual but significant warming trend coming next week. N.

Iowa, Nebraska
Video: http://youtu.be/p7y83Q3sP6s?hd=1 Good morning!  Winter storm warnings and advisories are out for Iowa for expected snowfall on Wednesday: Simulated radar going from tonight through Wednesday evening: Showers move into Nebraska this evening through the overnight, then we see a transition to heavy, wet snow in northeast Nebraska during the pre-dawn hours, then expected a thump of heavy, wet snow in north-central Iowa Wednesday morning, continuing into the afternoon: Here is a map of our thinking regarding the risk of snow accumulations.  We do think a band of 3-6" is likely across northern Iowa, with isolated higher totals expected. Total precipitation from tonight through Wednesday evening: The next threat for precipitation arrives Friday through the weekend, but this threat will be focused across the western and southern Plains.  High pressure centered…
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Tuesday Weather Package

Tuesday Weather Package

becks
Good Tuesday morning!  Here are today's updated 7-day forecasts: Sim radar Wednesday morning into Thursday morning from west to east as our next wave of precipitation works east...some slushy snow showers work in mainly across northern IL, northern IN and drop down into central OH...given marginal temps mainly at or above freezing at the surface, it'll be very difficult to get any accumulations on the pavement, some light accumulations on grassy/elevated surfaces can't be ruled out; the heaviest wave of snow is likely across the IA/IL/WI border Wednesday. I-70 south locations will look to stay mainly precipitation-free: In terms of slushy snowfall accumulation and impacts...given current data, the best area for some slushy snow of 1-3" on grassy/elevated surfaces will be northern IN given temps near freezing...can't rule out a…
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