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ISU Extension Weekly Outlook 28 May 2019 Dennis Todey Director, Midwest Climate Hub Dennis. [email protected] usda. gov Charlene Felkley Coordinator, Midwest Climate Hub Charlene. [email protected] usda. gov
Monday 4” soil temperature Finally some progress in soil temperatures. Avg. 4” soil temps mostly 60 s to low 70 s south. https: //mesonet. agron. iastate. edu/agclimate/soilt. php
USDA NASS Crop Progress (through May 19) Some progress in planting but still far behind in all locations. Corn 49% nationally (31%). Beans 19% ( -28%). Prevent plant discussion increasing quickly.
GDD Accumulation – Story County Note: Use HPRCC version. Currently MRCC one is not working. http: //mrcc. isws. illinois. edu/U 2 U/gdd/ or https: //hprcc. unl. edu/gdd. php
7 Day precip (through 7 AM Monday) Over 2” amounts nearly the whole state. Amounts up to 5” in the west and south. https: //water. weather. gov/precip/
30 Day Precip. Total/% Avg. 5 -10” statewide last 30 days. Mostly 150 -200% of average. Below average locations eliminated. https: //hprcc. unl. edu/maps. php? map=ACISClimate. Maps
90 Day Precip. Total/% Avg. 90 day totals have a few pockets slightly below average. Nearly everyone above. https: //hprcc. unl. edu/maps. php? map=ACISClimate. Maps
30 Day Temperatures More significant temperature deficits than previous weeks. Mostly 48 F below average. https: //hprcc. unl. edu/maps. php? map=ACISClimate. Maps
US Drought Monitor D 0 pockets in North Dakota and Nebraska. D 0 extended into Minnesota. No dry areas in Iowa/most of Midwest. http: //droughtmonitor. unl. edu/
7 Day Forecast Precip. Some reduction in widespread heavy rains expected this week. Still possible – especially in IA. Some moderation in temperatures (not pictured. ) http: //www. wpc. ncep. noaa. gov/qpf/p 168 i. gif? 1484935973
8 -14 Day Temp and Precip. Outlook http: //www. cpc. ncep. noaa. gov/ A little late for planting, but finally some warmer weather seeming more possible into mid-June. Precip chances ease somewhat also.
90 Day Temp and Precip. Outlook http: //www. cpc. ncep. noaa. gov/ Persistence of cooler and wetter more likely through the summer. No updated map – just left for longer perspective.
Take Home • Current conditions: • Very delayed planting/development continues across Corn Belt – below avg. GDD. • Much cooler than average for May • Precipitation above to well above average statewide – very limited deficits at 90 days. • Outlook info: . • • More rain and severe weather possible this week. Mostly moderate temperatures Wet soils issues still with us Possible improvement toward mid-month
For More Information Midwest Climate Hub @dennistodey https: //www. climatehubs. oce. usda. gov/hubs/midwest Charlene Felkley, Coordinator 515 -294 -0136 Charlene. [email protected] usda. gov Dennis Todey, Director 515 -294 -2013 Dennis. [email protected] usda. gov Erica Kistner, Fellow 515 -294 -9602 Erica. [email protected] usda. gov National Laboratory for Agriculture and the Environment Attn: Midwest Climate Hub 1015 N University Blvd Ames, Iowa 50011 -3611