Rain and snow showers PNW and inland to northern Idaho and western Montana. Sunshine over the rest of the western US and all of the Plains states. Scattered rain showers Ohio Valley south to the Gulf Coast and S/E US. Showers increasing in this same region thru Thursday morning. Party cloudy Mid-Atlantic and New England.
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.