“Active weather prevailed across much of the South, East, and Midwest, as well as parts of the Plains, into the middle of July, followed by a southward shift in widespread shower activity,” today's report says.
The U.S. Drought Monitor shows much of HRW areas are covered by dryness/drought, while virtually no abnormally dry conditions and no drought are noted across the SRW states
Several storms traversed these regions over the past week, helping to counter unseasonable warmth.
Drought spread across the Central and Southern Plains over the past week, as well as in southern and eastern areas of the Corn Belt, according to the latest U.S. Drought Monitor.
Warm, dry weather dominated the western half of the U.S. the week ending Sept. 28, while some welcome rain fell in some areas of the Midwest, the Mid-Atlantic and into the Northeast.
Drought improvement for Northern Plains and Upper Midwest. CPC issues La Nina advisory. China takes more steps to limit fertilizer exports.
Several rounds of storm systems led to some drought improvement to the Midwest and Plains the week ending Oct. 5, but drought/dryness worsened in areas that missed out amid unseasonable warmth.
Spotty Midwest drought improvement, spring wheat areas still baking.