• Big temperature drop expected into mid-October

    (WAND) -- A strong cold front is set to bring much colder air to central Illinois this week.

  • October off to warm start as harvest continues

    (WAND) -- Above average temperatures will be plentiful as October kicks off.

  • Minimal weather problems as harvest continues

    (WAND) -- Aside from a few showers and storms to start the week, harvest looks to continue problem-free to wrap up September.

  • Lack of rain to help dry crops before harvest

    (WAND) -- After a wet weekend, a stretch of dry weather this week will help to dry crops more ahead of harvest.

  • Hot start, rainy end to week

    (WAND) -- After a sunny and hot start to the week, rain and cooler temperatures will be here to end it.

  • Heat this week to help dry up corn

    (WAND) -- Excessive heat, especially early this week, will help to dry up the corn crop, getting it closer to harvest.

  • Corn at maturity, soy still room to grow

    (WAND) -- After a warm week, corn has reached peak maturity while soybeans have a little time left to grow.

  • Corn to reach maturity by next week

    (WAND) -- Seasonable temperatures this week will push the corn to full maturity, a few weeks ahead of average.

  • Rain to help corn, soy as harvest nears

    (WAND) -- With crops reaching maturity, rainfall this week will help corn and soy fill and add to yield potential.

  • Rainy, cool start to week great for crops

    (WAND) -- A slow-moving storm system is set to bring more rain and cool temperatures to central Illinois to end July.

  • Cool trend continues to wrap up July

    (WAND) -- Temperatures are expected to remain below average into the last week of July.

  • Limited heat, rain chances for upcoming week

    (WAND) -- As the crops continue to develop at a rapid pace, the optimal conditions look to continue for the next week.

  • Above average warmth continues into mid-July

    (WAND) -- The break from the excessive heat is over with more 90s on the way this week.

  • Heat and scattered storms continue into July

    (WAND) -- The hot and semi-wet conditions will persist into the first week of July.

  • Another heat wave ahead

    (WAND) -- Hot, humid days and mild, muggy nights will persist for most of the upcoming week.

  • Heat wave to turn into rain wave

    (WAND) -- After several afternoons in the 90s, cooler air is on the way to central Illinois along with some rain.

  • Weekend rains turn fields soggy, dry days ahead

    (WAND) -- Several inches of rain since the weekend have easily erased any dry soils across central Illinois.

  • No relief from heat to start June

    (WAND) -- Above average temperatures are expected to continue as we head through the start of June.

  • Heat, lack of rain starting to stress corn

    (WAND) -- Yet another week of 90° heat has led to rapid crop growth, however some corn is getting stressed.

  • Warm week ahead to continue rapid crop growth

    (WAND) -- Above-average temperatures this week will keep central Illinois crops growing quickly.

  • Optimal growing conditions expected to continue through mid-May

    (WAND) - After a great start to May, optimal growing conditions expected to continue through mid-May.

  • May off to a near perfect start for farmers

    (WAND) -- With seasonable temperatures and just the right amount of rain, Ag Expert Dave Brown says bean and corn development is off to a great start.

  • Warm start to May good for corn, bean germination

    (WAND) -- The end of April and start of May will feature the warmest air so far this season.

  • Temperatures finally cooperating for farmers

    (WAND) -- With the lack of major cold spells in the last few days, the planting process has started in parts of central Illinois.

  • Yet another cool week to slow start of planting

    (WAND) -- Winter will fail to surrender to spring for another week meaning another cool stretch is ahead for central Illinois.

  • Warmer, not as wet for second week of April

    (WAND) - The second week of April is looking warmer and not as wet for farmers looking to start the planting process early.

  • Early April forecast not optimal for farmers

    Farmers anxious to get in the field will have to wait as the forecast looks uncooperative to start April.

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