Information of Interest to Area Growers
 
GDD Updated: 901 AM CDT FRI NOV 1 2013
ET Images Updated: 5:15 AM Wed November 27, 2013
 
North DakotaGDDTotalDeparture
Fargo 0 N/A N/A
Grand Forks 0 N/A N/A
Devils Lake 0 N/A N/A
 
MinnesotaGDDTotal
Thief River Falls 0 N/A
Baudette 0 N/A
Bemidji 0 N/A
Detroit Lakes 0 N/A
Note: The Growing Degree Days above are calculated from April 1 through October 31. These data are for the previous day based on yesterdays high and low temperature, are preliminary based on automated temperature systems and are provided as guidance only. GDD Base 50F.

ND State wide deep soil temps courtesy NWS Bismarck/NDAWN (updated once daily)

These soil temperature data are from the North Dakota Agricultural Network and are provided as is. Courtesy of NDSU Soils Science Department.

Here is a link to theMinnesota Climatology Working Group (DNR State Climatologist Office)

Click here for the Experimental Cold Advisory for Newborn Livestock


Recent Temperature and Precipitation Data
High Plains Regional Climate Center - Lincoln Nebraska (Monthly Temperature & Precipitation Departure)
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Midwest Regional Climate Center - Champaign, Illinois
30 day departure from normal temperature, precipitation & Modified Growing Degree Days
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 Local WFO Precipitation Forecasts through 60 hours

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Local NWS 6 - 24 hour Precipitation Forecasts (6 hour totals)

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Local NWS 30 - 60 hour precipitation forecasts (6 hour totals)

 

5 day forecast total precipitation

7 day forecast total precipitation
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5 and 7 day National Forecast Precipitation (From the Hydrologic Prediction Center)

 

 Latest National and Regional Drought Information (Updated weekly)

US Drought Monitor and forecast

What is the Palmer Drought Severity Index (PDSI)
North Dakota Drought Monitor
North Dakota (left) - Minnesota (middle) -South Dakota (right) Drought Monitor
Experimental Local Evapotranspiration Forecast
Forecasts only available during the growing season

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