Weathermelon Weather Report - July 26, 2019
- by David Robidoux
IRVINE, CA - Good morning, AndNowUKnow readers!
Today, I am bringing you some of the category and weather news from around the industry. Check back twice weekly to see where the rain is falling, the sun is shining, and everything in between.
RECORD HEAT OUT WEST THIS WEEKEND
A massive heat dome out west will bring record temperatures to multiple California growing locations this weekend. Saturday and Sunday will be the hottest days of the summer so far. Please take note of product coming from the following regions come next week. Commodities should be impacted.
The southern half of the Salinas Valley from Gonzales down to King City will see maximum temperatures of 100° on Saturday and 103° on Sunday.
Further south in the growing region of Santa Maria will see maximum temperatures in the mid-80°s this weekend, which is about 10° above normal.
Moving into the San Joaquin Valley, expect maximum temperatures to range from 107° to 111°, depending upon day and location.
Sunday will be the hottest day of the heat wave, and temperatures will drop a bit come Monday, but expect the highs to remain above 100° all week in the San Joaquin Valley. The Salinas Valley's temperatures will drop by about 10° starting Monday.
WASHINGTON GROWING REGIONS TO HIT 100° TODAY
The Wenatchee and Yakima valleys of Washington state will see a maximum temperatures of 100° today. This is about 12° above normal. Temperatures will drop dramatically tomorrow down into the mid-80°s, but by Monday high temperatures will be back in the 90°s, where they will remain all next week.
MIDWEST AND EAST LOOKING GOOD FOR NEXT TEN DAYS
All growing locations throughout the Midwest and Eastern U.S. can expect normal seasonal temperatures and little chance of rain over the next ten days.
HURRICANE CENTER UPDATE
There is nothing pending in the Atlantic over the next 48 hours. Out in the Pacific, there is tropical disturbance 1000 miles south of the tip of Baja California, but there is nothing to worry about.
Have a great weekend! We'll be back next week with another report.