Mesonet Weather

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

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

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Mar 14, 2020 Mesonet Weather 3/14/20
Wes Lee reminds us that Spring technically starts next week, but we can expect freezes well into April. Gary McManus is watching the possibility of drought expanding into central Oklahoma soon.
Mar 07, 2020 Mesonet Weather 3/7/20
Wes Lee says temperatures are becoming more seasonal, allowing producers to work in the fields. Gary McManus explains why drought could expand in the near future.
Feb 29, 2020 Mesonet Weather 2/29/20
Wes Lee shows us how soil temperatures compare to normal. Gary McManus says the recent rains are helping the drought across the state.
Feb 22, 2020 Mesonet Weather 2/22/20
Wes Lee shows us how a Mesonet tool can help producers manage alfalfa weevils. Gary McManus says the state as a whole is fairly close to normal when it comes to moisture, which has helped to limit the drought.
Feb 15, 2020 Mesonet Weather 2/15/20
Wes Lee gives us an update on the soil water index. Gary McManus tells us how the recent rainfall across much of the state impacted the drought monitor.
Feb 08, 2020 Mesonet Weather 2/8/20
Wes Lee shows us how the First Hollow Stem Advisor works on
Feb 01, 2020 Mesonet Weather 2/1/20
Wes Lee shows us information about how wheat growing days can be used to estimate the progress of the wheat crop. Gary McManus says the recent wet weather has put most of the state above average for rainfall in January.
Jan 25, 2020 Mesonet Weather 1/25/20
Wes Lee shows us the measurements that determine the Cattle Comfort Advisor. Gary McManus says drought has moved across Oklahoma. He also has the outlook for February.
Jan 18, 2020 Mesonet Weather 1/18/20
Wes Lee shows us some of the weather-related factors slowing the growth of wheat. Gary McManus says recent rains have helped the drought picture, and the outlook is favorable for more moisture
Dec 07, 2019 Mesonet Weather 12/7/19
Wes Lee shows us how recent air temperatures compared to average. Gary McManus says drought is expanding even though part of the state has seen above average rainfall for the year so far.
Nov 30, 2019 Mesonet Weather 11/30/19
Wes Lee gives us a tour of the sensors under the soil at 120 Mesonet sites across Oklahoma.
Nov 23, 2019 Mesonet Weather 11/23/19
Wes Lee looks at how the latest warm spell helped wheat. Gary McManus updates the drought monitor.
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