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Current topics about crop production in Western Illinois, including field crops research at the NWIARDC in Monmouth.
Figure 1. National Weather Service, Climactic Prediction Center's official April 2012 temperature and precipitation forecast maps: a) Temperature probability, regions that are colored orange have an enhanced probability of experiencing above normal April temperatures; b) Precipitation probability, regions that are colored green have an enhanced probability of above normal rainfall in April.

Above average temperatures predicted for April

Posted by Angie Peltier - Weather

The National Weather Service's Climactic Prediction Center forecasters released precipitation and temperature predictions for April 2012. They forecast that there is an enhanced probability that April temperatures will be above normal for Western Illinois (Figure 1a). They also forecast that there is an enhanced probability that April precipitation will be above normal for parts of Illinois, although Western Illinois has equal chances of receiving normal, above normal or below normal precipitation in April (Figure 1b).



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