eUpdate Articles Tagged: winter

Winter weather outlook for Kansas: Looking ahead to December - February

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Late-winter preplant applications for kochia control

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November weather in like a lion

Just like March, November came in like a lion with very cold temps. What factors played a role in this weather pattern? Will it warm up before winter officially arrives? What is the updated outlook going into December? Our K-State weather team addresses these questions in this article.

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Snow amounts for Kansas are below normal heading into the last half of winter

The midpoint of the meteorological winter was January 14. With winter halfway over, most areas in Kansas have seen much less snow on the ground than normal. How does your area compare to the 30-year normal for snowfall this winter? Is more snow in the short range forecast?

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A closer look at normal low temperatures for Kansas

If you are already countin the days until warmer weather, this article is worth your read! A hopeful sign for spring is when the normal low temperatures start to rise. This article takes a closer look at when normal low temperatures begin increasing at several locations across Kansas.

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Field equipment maintenance - Winterizing sprayers

Temperatures across the state are expected to drop much below normal this weekend, so now is the time to winterize your field sprayers. This is also a good time to clean and inspect the exterior, tanks, hoses, and other components including your tendering equipment. This article summarizes some of the key steps to winterizing sprayers.

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Extension question: Can I garden on top of my septic system?

While it is still technically winter, the days are gradually getting longer, and home gardeners are likely counting the days until spring. Have you ever wondered if you can place a garden on top of a residential septic system? Learn about how these systems work and how to manage them properly.

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Winter 2023-2024 for Kansas: The Season in Review

The meteorological winter of 2023-24 began on December 1, 2023, and ended on February 29, 2024. In Kansas, it was both the fourth warmest and the fourth wettest on record. In this report, we examine the winter of 2023-24 and compare it to previous winters.

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