Regional Scale

Map of inches of precipitation from May 1 2019 to current date
Map of inches of precipitation departure from normal from May 1 2019 to current date
Map of growing degree days from May 1 2019 to current date
Map of growing degree days departure from normal from May 1 2019 to current date
Map of Weather Prediction Center seven-day quantitative precipitation forecast
Map of GDD50 departure from average

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FACTS is an ongoing project developed to forecast and evaluate in real-time soil-crop dynamics at  specific ISU research fields (field scale) and at regional scale. Predictions will be frequently updated as new information becomes available. The project investigators and Iowa State University are not responsible for extrapolations made by individuals to other fields. Information from this website can be used for presentations without further permission if used in its entirety and credit is given to the Iowa State University FACTS project. Information from this website cannot be used in publications or other model improvement activities without prior permission of the project investigators.