NEWS
Tue Apr 30, 2013 03:05 PM CDT

NEW YORK (Dow Jones) -- Below-normal May temperatures are expected in the central U.S. to the Gulf Coast, including most of Texas and the Florida panhandle, government forecasters said Tuesday.

The end-month forecast from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is a dramatic shift from an April 18 outlook, which forecast above-normal May temperatures across much of the country, including Texas, Oklahoma and Nebraska.

Some analysts had said the earlier forecast for above-normal temperatures could spark early use of air-conditioning in the Texas area, boosting natural gas demand from power generators who would need to increase electricity supply. Now those ...

Quick View
  • The New Dicamba At an event exhibiting the company's soon-to-arrive Dicamba-tolerant soybean trait, Monsanto repr...
  • Rates Too Low Too Long Discounted interest rates have led to unintended consequences in land values, a shortage of funds...
  • Center Pivots Take a Beating Severe storms in mid-June have damaged hundreds of center pivot irrigation systems in Nebraska al...
  • "Easy Money Times Over" Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • A Hunger for High-Tech The Gruhlkey brothers of Wildorado, Texas, are using technology and thoughtful cropping choices t...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • No More Outlaw Vets Veterinarians can start breathing a little easier now when they go to work, without the fear that...
  • Ask the Vet My vet diagnosed anaplaz and I've never heard of that.
Related News Stories
Major SW Groundwater Losses Seen
DTN Ag Weather Brief
Rain in Midwest, Plains, Prairies Fri.
Prairies See More Favorable Weather
Favorable Prairies Weather
Daily Export Grain News
Market Impact Weather
NWS River Stages
Light Rains From Prairies to Midwest
Rain From Prairies to Midwest Thursday