Midwest is slightly wetter Sunday. Abundant rains in southern areas will increase wetness concerns, especially in southern MO, while some dryness will likely linger in northwestern corn and soybean areas. The 6-10 day outlook is drier in northwestern and northeastern areas. Temperatures are unchanged. The 11-15 day outlook is drier in western areas. Temperatures are warmer in northwestern areas.
-Plains are drier Friday, and wetter Sunday. Active rains across central areas will continue to improve moisture and ease drought. The 6-10 day outlook is wetter in southwestern areas. Temperatures are unchanged. The 11-15 day outlook is drier in east central areas. Temperatures are warmer in northern areas.
-Northern Plains/Prairies are wetter Saturday and Sunday. Limited rains in the Prairies and northwestern Plains will lower moisture, but will now benefit spring wheat as it reaches maturity. The 6-10 day outlook is unchanged. The 11-15 day outlook is wetter in the central Prairies. Temperatures are warmer in the northern Plains.
Delta is wetter in southern areas in the 6-10 day period. Rains in northern and eastern areas will continue to improve moisture for corn and soybeans. The 6-10 day outlook is wetter in southern and central areas. Temperatures are unchanged. The 11-15 day outlook is drier in central and southern areas. Temperatures are unchanged.
-No changes for Argentina. Dryness will continue to maintain stress on wheat in western and northern belt areas. The 6-10 day outlook is unchanged today.
-No changes for Brazil. Rains in Rio Grande do Sul and Santa Catarina over the next few days will further improve moisture for wheat. Meanwhile, continued drier weather in northern areas will allow dryness to build further there. Some spotty frost will be possible in south central areas around the middle of next week, which may result in some limited damage to heading wheat. The 6-10 day outlook is unchanged today.
-No changes for Europe. Heat and dryness are resulting in some stress on corn and sunflowers in east central and southeastern areas. Rains are building moisture across France, and should ease dryness in southern Poland, and Czech and Slovak Republics.
-No changes for FSU. Rains are increasing wetness across north central Kazakhstan and eastern Volga Valley, but dryness will build further across south central and western Ukraine.
-No changes for China. Rains will maintain abundant moisture in northern North China Plain and Northeast China, but heat and dryness will continue to stress crops in southeastern North China Plain, and central and eastern Yangtze Valley.
-No changes for Australia. Continued drier weather in Queensland and northern New South Wales will allow dryness there to build further. Rains in Western Australia will further improve moisture there.
-No changes for India. Rains in southern areas should ease spotty dryness there on groundnuts. Moisture should remain abundant in central and northern soybean areas.