Mesonet Weather

Mesonet Weather discusses agriculturally focused weather reports from the Oklahoma Mesonet. Mesonet Weather is presented by Al Sutherland and Gary McManus.

Mesonet Weather discusses agriculturally focused weather reports from the Oklahoma Mesonet. Mesonet Weather is presented by Al Sutherland and Gary McManus.

Video Segments:

(Please visit SUNUP TV's YouTube channel for shows predating August 4, 2012.)

Sep 15, 2018 Mesonet Weather 9/15/18
Wes Lee looks at how the reduced solar radiation has impacted soybean production. Gary McManus says even though we have had rain, overall parts of the state are well below average.
Sep 08, 2018 Mesonet Weather 9/8/18
Wes Lee looks at the impact tropical rains had on the state over the past week. Gary McManus shows us the changes in the drought over the past six months.
Sep 01, 2018 Mesonet Weather 9/1/18
Wes Lee shows us where temperatures transitioned from below average to above average. Gary McManus says drought is lessening across the state and August rainfall played a big role.
Aug 11, 2018 Mesonet Weather 8/11/18
Wes Lee shows us the parts of the state that saw some rain and looks at how much cooler we have been than normal. Gary McManus says exceptional drought has moved back into the state, but he is hopeful it won’t last long.
Aug 04, 2018 Mesonet Weather 8/4/18
Wes Lee shows us how cool and wet the state has been. Gary McManus says while rain has been nice for most of the state, there are places still in need of more.
Jul 28, 2018 Mesonet Weather - Goodbye Al! 7/28/18
Al Sutherland offers his final report before retiring next month. We want to thank Al for all of his help in creating and growing the Mesonet weather report over the past nine years. Gary McManus says drought is shifting across the state even though parts of the state saw near normal rainfall over the past month.
Jul 21, 2018 Mesonet Weather 7/21/18
Wes Lee explains to estimate how much water is evaporating from your pond. Gary McManus says the drought is not necessarily strengthening, but it is moving from one side of the state to the other.
Jul 14, 2018 Mesonet Weather 7/14/18
Wes Lee explains why the recent soil temperatures will make it hard for some seeds to germinate. Gary McManus says while extreme drought is on the run in western Oklahoma, severe drought is growing in the eastern part of the state.
Jun 30, 2018 Mesonet Weather 6/30/18
Wes Lee analyzes the recent jump in humidity levels and the heat index, and how that translates to the Cattle Comfort Index. Gary McManus looks at June rainfall totals and the improving drought monitor.
Jun 23, 2018 Mesonet Weather 6/23/18
Al Sutherland introduces us to the newest Mesonet station in the state. Gary McManus says El Nino could influence weather patterns this winter.
Jun 16, 2018 Mesonet Weather 6/16/18
We welcome Wes Lee as incoming agricultural coordinator at the Oklahoma Mesonet. He and Al Sutherland will be rotating appearances on SUNUP until Al retires in August. Gary McManus says exceptional drought is shrinking across western Oklahoma, but the potential for drought is growing in the east.
Jun 09, 2018 Mesonet Weather 6/9/18
Al Sutherland shows us how recent temperatures and rainfall compare to normal and how they help the drought monitor.
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