Bryce Anderson DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Fri Mar 7, 2014 10:37 AM CST

Usually, when a weather forecast has a fifty percent chance of some particular feature developing, the forecast is met with a collective "Is that it?" type reaction from the public. But when NOAA posted an El Nino watch Thursday March 6, it was big news all over. That included the ag community--I had a couple e-mails from farmers asking about the effect of El Nino for their areas. All this attention came from--once again--a forecast that said the following:

"...models show a better than 50 percent chance of El Nino conditions developing this summer or fall in the equatorial Pacific ...

Quick View
Related News Stories
El Nino Is Not Sam Malone
Ag Leaders Voice TPP Concerns
East Coast Rain to Continue Saturday
DTN Ag Weather Brief
Market Impact Weather
NWS River Stages
Rain in East Coast Areas Friday
Most Crop Areas Dry Friday
Ag Weather Forum
Prairie Harvest Rolls Along