Midwest is drier in northwestern areas in the 6-10 day period. Rains in eastern IA and northwestern ILI this weekend should improve moisture a bit for soybeans, although no significant or widespread reductions in crop stress are expected.
The 6-10 day outlook is drier in northwestern areas. Temperatures are slightly cooler in
far southwestern areas. The 11-15 day outlook is slightly drier in west central
areas. Temperatures are unchanged.
-Plains are drier in northern areas in the 6-10 day period. The continued drier
pattern across the region will allow moisture shortages to build further in western
areas. Meanwhile, wetness will ease in southeastern areas. The 6-10 day outlook is
drier in northern areas. Temperatures are unchanged. The 11-15 day outlook is wetter
in north central areas. Temperatures are slightly warmer in south central areas.
-Northern Plains/Prairies are drier in the 6-10 day period. Rains in the northern
Plains and southern Prairies will slow spring wheat harvesting a bit, but drier
weather in the northern and eastern Prairies will allow spring wheat harvesting to
progress well. The 6-10 day outlook is drier in the northern Plains and southeastern
Prairies. Temperatures are unchanged. The 11-15 day outlook is wetter in the
northwestern Plains and Prairies. Temperatures are cooler in the western Prairies.
-No changes for the Delta. Drier weather across central and northern areas will
favor corn drydown and early harvesting. The 6-10 day outlook is unchanged. The
11-15 day outlook is unchanged.
-Argentina is wetter in northern areas in the 6-10 day period. Rains should return
to Santa Fe and Entre Rios this weekend, which should improve moisture a bit for
wheat. Dryness will continue to stress the crop in western areas, though. The 6-10
day outlook is wetter in northern areas.
-No changes for Brazil. A few showers favored central Minas Gerais and western Goias
this past week, which improved moisture a bit. More limited rains in south central
areas through the weekend will allow wetness there to ease a bit. The 6-10 day
outlook is unchanged.
-No changes for Europe. Rains should increase across northern Spain, France, and
Germany through the weekend, which will improve moisture for the upcoming winter
wheat planting. Meanwhile, drier weather in eastern areas will favor corn and
-No changes for FSU. Showers will continue to build moisture across Central Region
and North Caucasus. Rains should also ease dryness in southwestern Volga Valley.
However, some dryness will persist in southeastern Ukraine.
-No changes for China. Rains should continue to spread across much of Yangtze Valley
through the weekend, which will further improve moisture. Rains should also improve
moisture a bit in southern Northeast China, which will favor late growth of corn and
soybeans. Dryness will build further in central North China Plain, but crop growth
is finishing up.
-No changes for Australia. Dryness will continue to build across northern New South
Wales, Queensland, and western South Australia wheat areas, which will further
reduce yield potential. Rains will maintain moisture in Western Australia.
-No changes for India. Rains should build back into southwestern areas this weekend
and next week, which will improve moisture and prevent significant stress on
groundnuts and soybeans.