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December weather and drought outlook updates

November 16, 2017 Lee Vandenberg 0

BY JOHN FELDT BLUE WATER OUTLOOK – December Temperature and Precipitation Outlook – Seasonal Drought Outlook NOAA’s December temperature and precipitation outlook has just been issued. This outlook calls for equal chances for either above [Read More…]

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Chances for a white Thanksgiving

November 14, 2017 Lee Vandenberg 0

BY JOHN FELDT BLUE WATER OUTLOOK Unusually High North American Snow Cover A Cold Late Fall / Early Winter? The Accumulated Winter Season Severity Index (below) is indicting an “extreme” or “severe” start to the [Read More…]

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Continued dry weather ahead most areas

September 25, 2017 Lee Vandenberg 0

BY JOHN FELDT BLUE WATER OUTLOOK While parts of the western corn belt, especially parts of Kansas could receive substantial rainfall, and Oklahoma and Texas will receive excessive amounts, the central and eastern corn belt [Read More…]

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October, seasonal temp, precipitation outlooks

September 21, 2017 Lee Vandenberg 0

BY JOHN FELDT BLUE WATER OUTLOOK October and Seasonal (Oct-Nov-Dec) Outlooks October Outlook October Temperature Outlook October Precipitation Outlook Seasonal Outlooks Science Behind This (Seasonal) Outlook: NOAA forecasts are generally transitioning from an ENSO (La [Read More…]

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La niña watched issued: A La Niña winter?

September 14, 2017 Lee Vandenberg 0

BY JOHN FELDT BLUE WATER OUTLOOK La Niña Watch Issued Assuming this La Nina does develop and continue into the winter, this could result in colder-than-normal temperatures and more snow than usual for a majority [Read More…]

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Summer 2017: How extreme was it

September 11, 2017 Lee Vandenberg 0

BY JOHN FELDT BLUE WATER OUTLOOK The following statics provide some insight into how extreme (or not) the past summer was for the U.S. corn belt. For the entire corn belt both temperature and rainfall [Read More…]

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Tracking Hurricane Irma – Interactive Informational Map

September 4, 2017 Lee Vandenberg 0

Blue Weather Outlook has posted a tracking map for Hurricane Irma & will be modifying/adjusting information as the storm moves west/northwest over the next week. You can find the map here. (http://arcg.is/WPLqn) Hurricane Irma Interactive [Read More…]

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Harvest season outlook: below normal temperature, rainfall heading into harvest season

September 1, 2017 Lee Vandenberg 0

Harvest Season Outlook Below normal temperature and rainfall heading into harvest season It’s looking like the pattern of normal- to below-normal temperatures along with below-normal rainfall will continue through most of the month of September, [Read More…]

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