Weather events

May

20
2018

Cold Spring Impacts 2018 Eastern South Dakota Grasshopper Forecast

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BROOKINGS — The 2018 cool, wet spring may lead to reduced grasshopper populations, compared to 2017 says SDSU Extension entomology team.

“During 2017, many of the grasshoppers that we observed were several weeks behind schedule in growth,” said Adam J. Varenhorst, Assistant Professor & SDSU Extension Field Crop Entomologist.

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May

20
2018

Southern Colorado farmers and ranchers eligible for drought assistance | Colorado Springs Gazette, News

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Extensive drought in southern Colorado has prompted the U.S. Department of Agriculture to offer natural disaster assistance to affected farmers and ranchers in El Paso, Teller and nine other counties.

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May

20
2018

https://www.nasdaq.com/article/brazils-centersouth-cane-crop-cut-due-to-drought-20180517-00914

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SAO PAULO, May 17 (Reuters) – Brazil’s center-south, the world’s largest sugar producing region, is likely to have less cane to process this year than previously expected due to a prolonged period without widespread rains, an independent analyst said on Thursday.

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May

20
2018

Brazil farmers selling next year’s corn as prices spike from drought

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LUCAS DO RIO VERDE, Brazil, May 17 (Reuters) – Brazilian farmers are committing corn from the 2019 crop before the 2018 harvest concludes, locking in sharp price rises as a drought reduced output in Argentina as well as in fields of Brazil.

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May

20
2018

After huge hail and flooding in Frederick, storms to let up across region overnight

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As we no longer have severe storms and the remaining activity is expected to slowly weaken, this will be our last update of the night.

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May

10
2018

Southwest bakes under excessive heat, triple-digit temps

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Monday, May 7, 2018, 20:24 – Parts of the Southwest are leaping into summer through the second week of May, with a wave of triple-digit heat taking hold of the region.

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May

10
2018

North Pole gets a heat wave | Earth | EarthSky

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Unseasonably, in recent days, the temperature at the North Pole has soared to the melting point of ice. That’s about 30-35 degrees F 17-19 C above normal.

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May

10
2018

Melting Arctic sea ice may be behind this year’s delayed spring: scientists

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Scientists suspect that not enough winter in the Arctic has led to too much of it across the rest of Canada.

From Toronto, where ice storms cancelled baseball games, to Calgary, where residents this week faced yet another heavy snowfall warning, April 2018 has come to feel like endless winter.

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May

10
2018

N.B. flood waters recede, could be weeks before ‘normal’

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Wednesday, May 9, 2018, 11:33 AM – Despite improving weather conditions and the start of receding river levels, residents in New Brunswick are being urged to remain vigilant as currents are still strong and there is significant debris in the water. The “perfect storm” of weather conditions came together at all the wrong times to make this year an historic one along the St. John River. Our expert explains below.

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May

10
2018

Cape Drought Makes South African Wine Pricier But Tastier

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The drought in South Africa’s Northern and Western Cape provinces is billed as the worst on record, with Cape Town residents forsaking baths in favor of 90-second showers. At least the wine is getting better.

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