Ag Weather Forum
Bryce Anderson DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Mon Oct 12, 2015 03:21 PM CDT

Seasonal changes can bring a lot of volatility to crop weather. We had a very good example of that Monday, October 12, when an intense cyclone -- deep low pressure -- focused over western Ontario, Canada. The central pressure value dropped to 984 millibars -- about 29.06 inches. That's a deep low -- and its formation generated powerful winds from both south (during a hot Sunday) and north (Monday) over the eastern Dakotas, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Wind speeds of around 70 mph were noted.

The result has been flattened corn in many fields over the northern Midwest. If fields had ...

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