A storm system that buried parts of Wyoming and South Dakota in heavy, wet snow on Friday also brought powerful thunderstorms packing tornadoes to the Great Plains.
Another line of strong thunderstorms pushed thru the St Louis area Sunday evening-dumping large amounts of rain-prompting numerous flash flood watches and warnings.
The Missouri Agricultural Statistics Service says there were 1.4 days suitable for fieldwork, though farmers in the northern and central parts of the state had less than half a day.
Forecasters are calling for storms throughout the day involving hail, high winds and possibly tornadoes.
At this time last year, 88 percent of Illinois’ corn crop was in the ground. This year, just seven percent is.
NWS Meteorologist KMOX, “There is still a flood threat at this time , its just a matter of how fast this system moves through.”
Some disappointing news for thousands of youth soccer players in the area.
Flash floods and rivers that have quickly risen to record or near-record levels have inundated Illinois communities.
Combined with heavy rain the previous weekend and two big snows in the weeks before that, all the water is causing rivers to rise.
The Cardinals are dealing with the 2nd straight day of rain today and while it’s not as bad as yesterday, at least not yet, it will impact what the Cardinals are able to do.