For most of 2019, inclement weather has disrupted barge traffic along the Mississippi, Ohio and Arkansas rivers. This has caused year-to-date grain barge tonnages through the locking portions of the rivers to fall below the three-year average and last year, according to USDA.
Central and Southern Plains into western Midwest areas to see moderate to heawy rain today. Cooler conditions west will mean snow in the western Plains and Rockies. Drier and warmer in Southeast. » More DTN Weather Commentary