Midwest is wetter in northwestern areas in the 6-10 day period. Showers in northwestern areas over the next few days will stall corn and soybean drydown and harvesting. Rains in central and southern areas should improve moisture for wheat, however. The 6-10 day period is
wetter in northwestern areas, and drier in eastern areas. Temperatures are warmer in central and southern areas. The 11-15 day period is drier in far northwestern areas. Temperatures are unchanged.
-Plains are drier Saturday. Showers in northern areas will maintain moisture for wheat germination, but rains in east central areas will likely be too light to significantly ease dryness there. The 6-10 day outlook is wetter in central and northern areas. Temperatures are cooler in western and northern areas. The 11-15 day outlook is drier in northern areas. Temperatures are cooler in southwestern areas.
-Pacific Northwest is wetter today. Snow in eastern Idaho tomorrow will slow planting a bit, but planting should progress without significant delay elsewhere. The 6-10 day outlook is cooler. The 11-15 day outlook is wetter in Oregon. Temperatures are unchanged.
-Delta is drier in eastern areas in the 6-10 day period. Showers through late week will slow corn and soybean drydown and harvesting, but will improve moisture for wheat. The 6-10 day outlook is drier in eastern areas. Temperatures are warmer. The 11-15 day outlook is unchanged.
-Argentina is wetter in northwestern areas in the 6-10 day period. Dryness will maintain stress on heading wheat in northwestern areas, but rains there next week would begin to replenish moisture. The 6-10 day outlook is wetter in northwestern areas.
-No changes for Brazil. Rains will continue to replenish moisture in central and northern areas through next week ,which will favor early corn and soybean germination. The 6-10 day outlook is unchanged.
-No changes for Europe. Rains should further improve moisture in northeastern Spain, southern France, and central Italy, which will favor winter crop germination. Drier weather in eastern areas will favor summer crop harvesting.
-No changes for FSU. Showers in southeastern Ukraine and North Caucasus will maintain slow winter crop planting and summer crop harvesting. However, drier weather in central and western Ukraine and Central Region will favor fieldwork. Cold temperatures will slow planting and germination of winter crops, though.
-No changes for China. Showers in Northeast China yesterday resulted in only minor harvest delays for mature corn and soybeans. Rains in far eastern North China Plain and far eastern Yangtze Valley later this week would slow harvesting a bit.
-No changes for Australia. Rains yesterday improved moisture a bit in southeastern Queensland, but dryness will continue in central Queensland and central South Australia.
-No changes for India. Abundant rains in central areas will slow drydown of soybeans and groundnuts as they reach maturity. .