DTN Weather

Get accurate up-to-date weather information local for your farm.

<<Weather Maps

This intereractive map allows you to view, animate and pan many interactive maps.  By clicking on the layers button on the upper left side of the box.  By clicking on this graphic you will see a flyout menu with the full list of maps available. 
When you find a map you want to see, click on the small box next to the name and that layer will be added to your larger map.  Click on the the gray arrow on the fly out menu to retract the flyout menu and see your full map. 
At the bottom you have 

  • Severe Weather Risks
  • Soil Temperatures, 
  • Growing Degree Days.
  • Palmer Drought Index
  • 24-hour forecast predictions
  • plus many more

US Weather Maps >>

The US Map allows a range of different views ranging from severe weather risk to surface temperature.

News from The Old Farmer's Almanac

September 25, 2020 New from The Old Farmer's Almanac, North America's most popular reference guide and oldest continuously published periodical. Read more

Signs of a Bad Winter: Squirrels, Onion Skins, and Other Folklore

September 23, 2020 I sometimes wonder why I am in the climate business. According to folklore, just look at the squirrels! Or the thickness of onion skins! Interestingly, weather folklore warning of a harsh winter is based on La Niña. So, it’s a little bit of art and science! Let’s look at some signs of a bad...

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Lightning Sprites, Elves, and Trolls: Magic in the Skies

August 24, 2020 Ever heard of lightning’s stranger cousins—red sprites, blue jets, elves, trolls, and gnomes? No, these brilliant lights are not fairy tales; they are a colorful community of lightning flashes that occur high above large thunderstorms. For over a century, these flashes of lightning that shot...

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