Star Date: 29 July 2016 Friday

Weekend weather outlook, early August heat-dome #2, Typhoon for soggy China and what farmers are saying about their crops is polar opposite what USDA is saying about their crops.
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Heat Wave Ends But It's Not Going Quietly

A deluge is coming to end the heat wave in the Mid-Atlantic! 1-2'' of rain is possible across the I-95 corridor. The heat returns in August.
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Star Date: 25 July 2016 Monday

One major heat wave, then a brief cool down and then an even stronger heat-wave for August.
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Star Date: 21 July 2016 Thursday

2-week summary and a look at how heat kills corn yields.
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Star Date: 18 July 2016 Monday

July came in like a lamb so going out like a lion with the 2nd hottest end to the month in 121 years.
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U.S. Corn Yields About to Plummet Like 2011

It's looking like 2011 all over again across the Corn Belt and even worse. The first major heat-wave in 2011 came the 3rd week in July and rosy yields expectations vaporized with the worst crop since 2005. Let's compare 2016 to 2011 as we're on the cusp of a major rally.
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Star Date 11 July 2016 Monday

A record breaking heat-wave is on the way with a prolonged event of 100F-110F temps in the Plains and 90s just about everywhere else in the East.
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Summer-to-Date Classic La Niña Around the World

We're 41% done with meteorological Summer (1 June - 31 August) so lets see where we are.
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Star Date: 6 July 2016 Wednesday

Several heat-waves for the Central and Eastern U.S. while it's near winter like in the high mountains of the Northern Rocky Mountains.
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Star Date: 3 July 2016 Sunday

So the short range computer models said we'd see 2-8" of flooding rain across the Corn Belt late last week into this weekend. We'll discuss what actually happened.
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June 2016 Weather Roundup

June will end up the #1 hottest in 121 years for the U.S. overall and the 2nd driest in decades. Great for seasonal categories, not so great for Ag and farming interests.
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