Rain and snow, some heavy in the mountains, across the PNW and inland thru the northern Rockies to the Dakotas. Rain and t’showers expected across the south Plains and lower Mississippi Valley. A few snow showers New England otherwise the East Coast should see sunshine. A warm week expected across the south.
Dwindling water levels along the mighty Mississippi River are creating challenges for the U.S. agriculture industry and impacting global shipping market.
USDA Meteorologist Brad Rippey says farmers in Eastern New England and Atlantic Canada should expect impacts from Hurricane Lee this weekend. There are concerns that the storm system will hit New Brunswick which is home to Canada’s largest oil refinery.
A week after Hurricane Idalia tore across Florida and parts of the Southern-Atlantic Coast, we are learning more about how agricultural operations in its path were impacted by the storm, which reached a Category Three-level hurricane at its peak.
All eyes are back on Mississippi River water levels as harvest season gears up across the country.