3-21-19 Central Plains: Beautiful weather into Friday gives way to weekend showers. N.

3-21-19 Central Plains: Beautiful weather into Friday gives way to weekend showers. N.

becks, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska
Video: http://youtu.be/UCgr-9RmSko?hd=1 Sunny today region-wide.  Rains will increase across the western sections of Kansas and Nebraska Friday afternoon.  MOST of the area will continue to enjoy nice weather, with sunshine abundant for Iowa and Missouri again tomorrow.  Showers will expand east to encompass most of Kansas and Nebraska by daybreak Saturday. Scattered showers will begin pressing into Missouri Saturday afternoon, and Iowa during the evening Saturday. By Sunday, Nebraska and Kansas will see drier conditions with showers most numerous in the eastern half of the area.   By Monday morning, the bulk of the rain will be east of the area.  There…
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3-21-19 Long-range: Breaking down the model volatility late March into April w/ updated research & analysis. K.

3-21-19 Long-range: Breaking down the model volatility late March into April w/ updated research & analysis. K.

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Today's video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1ZUltzqrUE&feature=youtu.be&hd=1 PDF Slides (click link below to open in HD): 3-21-19 Long-Range Analysis Key Points: Still looking at a big shot of cold air early next week as the tropospheric polar vortex dives towards the Hudson Bay and allows cold air to spill south into the Eastern US. It’s worth noting that latest data has backed off on the intensity of the cold blast – something to watch moving forward.  Big storm system next week in the Plains which will pump warmth in the Eastern Ag Belt and northeast with another cold shot of air behind that storm. …
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3-20-19 Central Plains: Quiet, seasonal weather into late week….rain risks this weekend. N.

3-20-19 Central Plains: Quiet, seasonal weather into late week….rain risks this weekend. N.

becks, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska
Video Forecast: http://youtu.be/RGG7XiIWUmU?hd=1 Blog update written yesterday discussing Historic Nebraska Flood + comparing to recent flood events: http://ow.ly/unDw30o7wSf Good morning!  Additional showers will target southeast Missouri through the day.  Other-wise, many of us dry out with lots of sun over the western half of the area, and more clouds east.  Forecast radar from 11am this morning to midnight tonight: Forecast rainfall into tonight: Thursday will be sunny and fantastic for most areas.  Friday - our next disturbance will slowly eject out of the Rockies and bring showers to the far western Plains.  Showers slowly build east on Saturday into Saturday…
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3-19-19 Forecast: Showers progress east into Wednesday….great weather into late week before a potentially wet weekend. N.

3-19-19 Forecast: Showers progress east into Wednesday….great weather into late week before a potentially wet weekend. N.

becks, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska
Video: http://youtu.be/7AhB0paHQ5s?hd=1 Flood warnings continue for eastern Nebraska and western Iowa. Forecast radar 9am today through 1pm Wednesday shows rains impacting central and southeast Nebraska , becoming more scattered there this afternoon.  A line of showers will build from southwest Iowa to central Kansas this afternoon, slowly shifting east overnight.  Most areas will trend dry Wednesday, with shower risks shifting to southeast Missouri.  A few locations in central Nebraska will see a brief snow mix in through late morning today (Grand Island, Kearney) where a slushy, brief accumulation can't be ruled out. Rain totals through Wednesday: Great weather expected Thursday....many areas still…
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3-18-19 Wave of energy to bring shower risks west to east overnight into Wednesday, followed by dry conditions late work week. I.

3-18-19 Wave of energy to bring shower risks west to east overnight into Wednesday, followed by dry conditions late work week. I.

Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska
Good afternoon everyone! The recent stretch of dry weather over the last few days has been helpful, but many are experiencing some serious flooding in eastern NE, far western IA and along several tributaries (including in IA, eastern NE and along the Missouri/Mississippi River basins. There will be the threat for additional precipitation tonight through Tuesday night for these areas, but the precipitation should remain on the lighter side and definitely not to the magnitude we had seen last week. Wednesday, Thursday and essentially all of Friday will be dry in these areas. However, most flooding along the rivers will…
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3-18-19: Disturbance brings showers west to east into Wednesday….terrific weather late week! N.

3-18-19: Disturbance brings showers west to east into Wednesday….terrific weather late week! N.

becks, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska
Video: http://youtu.be/U7NPb_2qPxM?hd=1 Good morning!  A slow-moving disturbance will bring showers to the area later tonight through Tuesday, continuing into Wednesday for southeast parts of the area.  Most areas will clear skies out starting Wednesday, with fantastic mid to late week behind this system.  Rain chances will increase next weekend along with very mild temperatures.   A flood warning will continue for western Iowa and eastern Nebraska through mid-day.   The Missouri River in Omaha will remain in moderate flood stage until Thursday, going below minor flood stage on Saturday: The Missouri River at St. Joseph, Missouri won't crest until Thursday…
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3-18-19 Full Ag Analysis: Inactive pattern this week. Detailed analysis of temperature, precipitation trends into late-March. B.

3-18-19 Full Ag Analysis: Inactive pattern this week. Detailed analysis of temperature, precipitation trends into late-March. B.

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Today's video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vOOesSClSnM&feature=youtu.be&hd=1 PDF Slides (click link below to open in HD): 3-18 Long-Range Analysis Very inactive period over the next 5-7 days for much of the Ag Belt with the only area receiving much above normal rainfall in the desert southwest.  Overall, the Bering Sea isn’t suggestive of a super active pattern into late March and April. A couple of big system and a relatively consistent jet stream likely helps keeps the heart of the country from California, the Plains and the Ohio Valley slightly wetter than normal, but we aren’t anticipate a deluge like the previous more active…
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3-16-19 Weak disturbance impacts portions of IA this afternoon through tonight…Eyeing light precipitation risks mid-next week. I.

3-16-19 Weak disturbance impacts portions of IA this afternoon through tonight…Eyeing light precipitation risks mid-next week. I.

Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska
Good morning everyone! While we'll note drier weather in general over the next few days, Flood Warnings remain in effect for many in eastern NE, western/northern IA and along the Missouri/Mississippi Rivers as snowmelt and previous heavy rains led to extensive flooding in these areas. Even a few days post-storm, various locations in these parts remain flooded, so definitely be sure to turn around if you come across a flooded roadway. Cloud cover forecast through Sunday: A majority of the region will be able to enjoy plentiful amounts of sunshine this weekend with higher pressure overhead. However, IA will see…
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3-15-19: Quieter pattern settling in…becoming mild late next week! N.

3-15-19: Quieter pattern settling in…becoming mild late next week! N.

becks, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska
Video: http://youtu.be/QVncpEHQfCw?hd=1 Good morning!  Flood warnings remain in effect for a large part of Iowa and Nebraska from our mid-week heavy rain and snow melt.  The video once again touches on how much precipitation fell. After a wild mid-week featuring strong winds, the wind forecast is looking much better over the next several days!  Still quite breezy for northeast parts of the region where gusts can reach 30mph through the day, with gusts only around 15-20mph southwest today.  Winds across the entire area will be relatively light this weekend. Cloud cover forecast today-Saturday: Finally the area gets to enjoy a…
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3-14-19: Strong winds and light precipitation lingers into tonight….much quieter weekend. N.

3-14-19: Strong winds and light precipitation lingers into tonight….much quieter weekend. N.

becks, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska
Video: http://youtu.be/MB4zln4o6e8?hd=1 Good morning!  It's been a very active past 24 hours with high wind gusts reaching hurricane force in a few locations in Kansas and Nebraska.  Many reports of flooding (some major) across central/eastern Nebraska through western Iowa.  Storm reports shown below.  In the video above I show how much precipitation has fallen since Tuesday.   Forecast radar through tonight: Scattered snow showers continue across mainly the eastern half of Nebraska this afternoon into the evening...light showers expected across eastern Kansas through Iowa, then heading through tonight Nebraska/Kansas clear out, with light snow showers mixed with rain expected across Iowa and…
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