Weather report: Colder air seeps into the southern Plains

decrease font size  Resize text   increase font size       Printer-friendly version of this article Printer-friendly version of this article

In the West, precipitation is beginning to spread ashore in the Pacific Northwest. Elsewhere, warm, dry weather is promoting early-season fieldwork in California and Arizona, while chilly conditions prevail in the Rockies and northern Intermountain West.

On the Plains, sharply cooler weather prevails in Texas, where Monday’s high temperatures included 93°F in Corpus Christi and 88°F in Dallas-Ft. Worth. Cold weather covers the northern and central Plains. Dry weather has returned to North Dakota in the wake of early-week snowfall, which boosted snow depths to 18 inches in Minot and 11 inches in Grand Forks.

In the Corn Belt, snow is spreading eastward from the middle and upper Mississippi Valley, while rain showers are affecting the Ohio Valley. Winter storm warnings are in effect in a broad area from Minnesota to Ohio.

In the South, mild weather is returning to the lower Southeast in advance of an approaching storm. Meanwhile, rain showers are developing across the interior Southeast.

Outlook: A storm system currently centered over the Tennessee Valley will drift eastward and rapidly intensify on Tuesday night and Wednesday near the Mid-Atlantic coast. For the remainder of today, snow will cause some travel disruptions from the upper Midwest southeastward into the eastern Corn Belt. Some of the heaviest snow can be expected across northern Illinois and neighboring areas. During the mid- to late-week period, a major, late-winter storm will unfold across the middle and northern Atlantic States, with some of the greatest snow accumulations— possibly a foot or more—expected in the western suburbs of Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, New York City, and Boston. Meanwhile, increasingly stormy weather will prevail in the West, starting later today in the Pacific Northwest. Five-day precipitation totals could reach 1 to 3 inches in northern California. Toward week’s end, precipitation will return to the central and southern Plains and linger across the Southwest. The NWS 6- to 10-day outlook for March 10-14 calls for near- to below-normal temperatures and near- to above-normal precipitation across the majority of the U.S., including the Plains, Midwest, and Mid-South. However, warmer- and drier-than-normal weather will prevail in the West. Elsewhere, warmer-than-normal weather will cover New England, while drier-than-normal conditions will affect Florida’s peninsula.


Buyers Guide

Doyle Equipment Manufacturing Co.
Doyle Equipment Manufacturing prides themselves as being “The King of the Rotary’s” with their Direct Drive Rotary Blend Systems. With numerous setup possibilities and sizes, ranging from a  more...
A.J. Sackett Sons & Company
Sackett Blend Towers feature the H.I.M, High Intensity Mixer, the next generation of blending and coating technology which supports Precision Fertilizer Blending®. Its unique design allows  more...
R&R Manufacturing Inc.
The R&R Minuteman Blend System is the original proven performer. Fast, precise blending with a compact foot print. Significantly lower horsepower requirement. Low inload height with large  more...
Junge Control Inc.
Junge Control Inc. creates state-of-the-art product blending and measuring solutions that allow you to totally maximize operating efficiency with amazing accuracy and repeatability, superior  more...
Yargus Manufacturing
The flagship blending system for the Layco product line is the fully automated Layco DW System™. The advanced technology of the Layco DW (Declining Weight) system results in a blending  more...
Yargus Manufacturing
The LAYCOTE™ Automated Coating System provides a new level of coating accuracy for a stand-alone coating system or for coating (impregnating) in an automated blending system. The unique  more...
John Deere
The DN345 Drawn Dry Spreader can carry more than 12 tons of fertilizer and 17.5 tons of lime. Designed to operate at field speeds up to 20 MPH with full loads and the G4 spreader uniformly  more...
Force Unlimited
The Pro-Force is a multi-purpose spreader with a wider apron and steeper sides. Our Pro-Force has the most aggressive 30” spinner on the market, and is capable of spreading higher rates of  more...
BBI Spreaders
MagnaSpread 2 & MagnaSpread 3 — With BBI’s patented multi-bin technology, these spreaders operate multiple hoppers guided by independent, variable-rate technology. These models are built on  more...


Comments (0) Leave a comment 

Name
e-Mail (required)
Location

Comment:

characters left


High Capacity Roller Belt Conveyors

These high capacity units feature a lagged drive roller, troughing idlers, rubber disc return rollers, and an automatic belt tensioning ... Read More

View all Products in this segment

View All Buyers Guides

Feedback Form
Feedback Form