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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Apr 25, 2020 Mesonet Weather 4/25/20
Wes Lee explains why recent weather has not been favorable for hay production. Gary McManus says May could bring higher than normal rainfall opportunities.
Apr 18, 2020 Mesonet Weather 4/18/20
Wes Lee shows us how far temperatures dropped during the recent cold snap and for how long. Gary McManus says parts of the state have not had a measurable amount of rain in over 110 days.
Apr 11, 2020 Mesonet Weather 4/11/20
Wes Lee shows us how wheat is impacted by freezing temperatures. Gary McManus looks at current rainfall data and compares it to the average rainfall totals.
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
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