US Weather Outlook

An interesting week lies ahead for the US as farmers turn their attention to planting with temperatures set to warm up considerably. Temperatures as much as 24 degrees above normal are expected over the Plains this week according to Allen Motew of QT Weather:

These much warmer temperatures are forecast to spread into the following week too, bringing with it the risk of flooding as snow cover melts away. The Northern Mississippi Basin has 4-6 inch water equivalent in North Dakota and Northern Minnesota presenting a greater flood risk than last year, he adds: