AgriTalk After The Bell: Hot/Dry Outlook from Drew Lerner

June 1, 2018 03:31 PM
 
Whether the weather is cold or whether the weather is hot, Host Chip Flory and Meteorologist Drew Learner will help you weather the weather, whether you like it or not.

Drew Lerner, president and founder of World Weather, Inc., told host Chip Flory on Friday’s AgriTalk After the Bell, “I do see some parallels to 1936. Don’t get me wrong, I do not expect it to be nearly as severe as it was in 1936, but there are similarities in the pattern.”

Lerner explained following below-normal temperatures in the first four months of 1936, temperatures turned to above-normal in May and continued above-normal through June, July and into August.

“That’s the same kind of pattern I expect for the western Corn Belt this year, although the eastern Belt will likely see cooler temps from mid-July into the end of the growing season,” said Lerner.

Lerner said the above-normal temperatures for the growing season should be expected from western Illinois to the west with conditions worsening (hotter, drier) moving westward into central Nebraska.

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