4-23-18 Ohio: Light showers to linger into mid-week…latest details on timing and a slow warming trend. K.

4-23-18 Ohio: Light showers to linger into mid-week…latest details on timing and a slow warming trend. K.

becks, Ohio
Today's video: http://youtu.be/uld4V7f7ZZc?hd=1 Simulated radar guidance today into Tuesday morning...things don't really get going southwest until after noon today, slowly progressing north into tonight...not expecting these showers to be heavy, at times a light drizzle possible with breaks. Waking up Tuesday morning the focus of rainfall will be across the eastern half of the state with light showers: Simulated radar guidance Tuesday morning into Wednesday morning shows rains mainly focused across the eastern half of the state, working in a light drizzle statewide Tuesday evening into Wednesday...again, not expecting these to be heavy but to be "lingering": Total rainfall next 60 hours...right now the areas looking most susceptible to receive 0.5-1" will be Cincy, Columbus up to Cleveland...areas northwest may not pick up much at all: Updated high temperature guidance…
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4-22-18 Ag Weather Weekly Outlook. How does it look for #Plant18 this week? Details here. M.

4-22-18 Ag Weather Weekly Outlook. How does it look for #Plant18 this week? Details here. M.

Agriculture, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota
4-22-18 Ag Weather Weekly Outlook. How does it look for #Plant18 this week? Details here. M. Grain belt weekly outlook 7 mins today. Have a blessed day folks. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tat4JOaAzFk&feature=youtu.be&hd=1 Precipitation % of normal next 10 days: Temps from normal days 3-10. Keep in mind this is DRASTICALLY warmer than what it has been for weeks even though you still see some blue in here. 
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4-21-18 *SPECIAL SAT LONG RANGE UPDATE* Details on some latest thinking this morning next 3-4 weeks.

4-21-18 *SPECIAL SAT LONG RANGE UPDATE* Details on some latest thinking this morning next 3-4 weeks.

Agriculture, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota
4-21-18 *SPECIAL SAT LONG RANGE UPDATE* Details on some latest thinking this morning next 3-4 weeks. https://youtu.be/11qNAPqcq8E We updated weeks 3/4 and May from yesterday. This is something I have never done before but after some additional research and data into the office here this morning I wanted to adjust. In the video I explain why. Please bear in mind we are coming off of uncharted territory here with respect to this pattern. To date this is the coldest April on record. We are working hard to come up with the best answers possible. My main reasons for the shift is the continuous signal for blocking the models fail to realize in the 11-15 day...once we come within the 10 day range they adjust drastically not only with temps but precip too (hints…
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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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4-19-18 Long Range: Warmer/drier risks increase into next week…updated May/June thoughts on similar trends continuing across the Ag Belt. K.

4-19-18 Long Range: Warmer/drier risks increase into next week…updated May/June thoughts on similar trends continuing across the Ag Belt. K.

Agriculture, becks, Energy, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Premium Discussions, South Dakota, States, Texas
*No video update today* as overall the content discussed yesterday remains valid (will have a fresh video Friday). HOWEVER, highly encourage everyone to check out the updated notes slides as we share our research on the support for building warmth next week to conclude April, as well as updated research on warmer risks on the rise the second half of May into June. Have a blessed day! -Kirk Today's long-range slides (PDF): 4-19-18 Long-Range Analysis
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4-19-18 Ohio Valley: Skies clear today with a warming trend heading into the weekend/next week. K.

4-19-18 Ohio Valley: Skies clear today with a warming trend heading into the weekend/next week. K.

becks, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio
Today's video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PZraRwAd1Ik&feature=youtu.be&hd=1 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 overall inactive and quiet…
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4-18-18 Ohio Valley: Targeting next bout of sct’d snow showers tonight…a more quiet & warmer pattern settles into this weekend. K.

4-18-18 Ohio Valley: Targeting next bout of sct’d snow showers tonight…a more quiet & warmer pattern settles into this weekend. K.

becks, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio
Today's video: http://youtu.be/kPgzfXMGYPE?hd=1 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 off further east into Indiana and…
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4-17-18 Ohio Valley: Targeting a potent system moving east Wed into Thur w/ another round of snow possible…quieter pattern settles into the weekend. K.

4-17-18 Ohio Valley: Targeting a potent system moving east Wed into Thur w/ another round of snow possible…quieter pattern settles into the weekend. K.

becks, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio
Today's video: http://youtu.be/w77GH9_dgqM?hd=1 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 few slick spots. There is still…
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4-16-18 Ohio: Dealing with snow showers the next 2 days…updated week ahead forecast. K.

4-16-18 Ohio: Dealing with snow showers the next 2 days…updated week ahead forecast. K.

becks, Ohio
Today's video: http://youtu.be/lGreRv6d8IM?hd=1 Rainfall totals over the past 3 days...needlesstosay it's been active basically every location throughout the state seeing at least 1" with localized 3"+ noted across northeastern Ohio: Simulated radar guidance as we go throughout the day today is below...we will see snow shower coverage pick up in intensity after noon today into the evening from west to each...temps will be above freezing so impacts and accumulations on roads are not likely...however, a quick coating on grassy/elevates surfaces will be possible: Simulated radar guidance on Tuesday as our next pulse of snow showers works northwest to southeast...favoring right now I-70 north from Defiance to Toledo, Columbus, Cleveland and especially northeastern Ohio on Tuesday for the majority of these snow showers: High temperature loop next 4 days...overall much below normal temps…
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