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Agri-weather outlook with John Wheeler
The sun is finally delivering spring in the northern Plains, but spotty chances of rain and snow remain
The sun is finally bringing some springtime conditions to the northern Plains, StormTRACKER meteorologist John Wheeler says. Spotty chances of rain and snow remain, as do cool temperatures.
It was a sudden close call for some in Wilkin County, Minnesota. Overland flooding dominated a few roads in the small town of Foxhome before vanishing in an instant.
Heavy central North Dakota snowpack could slow planting progress and lead to high prevented planting acres
Deep snowpack in parts of North Dakota is putting into question when exactly farmers in central and eastern North Dakota might be able to get tractors in fields.
Temperatures are finally looking likely to warm up into normal spring conditions, but some chances for moisture — rain or snow — remain, StormTRACKER meteorologist John Wheeler says.
StormTRACKER meteorologist John Wheeler says cold air sticks around for the first week of April, though it may start to move out toward the middle of the month. Another strong storm also is likely.
Derechos and other severe weather are having a more long-term and widespread effect – driving up insurance rates or limiting the amount of coverage property owners can get.
The sun has the power to give us what we need, but it’s also powerful enough to disrupt our way of life here on earth.
StormTRACKER meteorologist John Wheeler the colder than normal weather will continue for the northern Plains, with some chances for precipitation.