Climate

Nonetheless Winter-like throughout a lot of the Corn Belt



Throughout the Corn Belt, snow is accumulating early Friday from southeastern Iowa to northwestern Ohio. In the meantime, a cold rain is falling throughout elements of the southern Corn Belt. Friday morning’s low temperatures fell beneath 20ยบ in far western sections of the Corn Belt, together with elements of Nebraska.





On the Plains, a brand new surge of chilly air is pushing southward, following Thursday’s storm system. That storm produced widespread snow in Nebraska, with official totals reaching 3.eight inches in Grand Island, 4.5 inches in Lincoln, and 5.zero inches in Omaha. Early Friday, chilly, windy climate has returned throughout the central and southern Plains, with freezes reported as far south because the northern panhandle of Texas.





Within the South, Frost and Freeze Warnings had been in impact early Friday in a lot of North Carolina and Virginia, in addition to parts of neighboring states. The chilly climate continues to threaten quite a lot of freeze-sensitive crops, together with blooming fruits. In the meantime, milder air has overspread the mid-South, which skilled freezes earlier this week.





Within the West, delicate, dry climate within the Pacific Northwest favors fieldwork and crop improvement. Close to- or below-normal temperatures cowl the rest of the area, accompanied by largely dry climate. Just a few showers are growing, nevertheless, alongside the coast of central California.