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Chile's first winter storm is on the way

Starting next Monday many growing regions in Chile will experience at least four days of cold, wet weather. The storm will affect the middle of the country. High temperatures in these regions are currently in the mid-70s and lows in the mid-40s. Come Sunday temps will begin to drop, and by Tuesday, June 25 max temps will only be in the mid-40s and min temps will be in the mid-30s. The rain will start Monday, June 24 with daily rainfall totals between 0.5 and 0.8 inches through Thursday. Citrus is currently coming from these areas.weat

ABOVE-AVERAGE TEMPERATURES COMING TO THE SOUTH
Starting tomorrow South Carolina and a section of northeastern Georgia will experience about eight days of above-average temperatures with Sunday and Monday, June 23 and 24 being the hottest days with max temps around 97. These predicted temps are about 10 degrees above current high temperatures. Nightly lows will remain the same in the low 70s. Peaches are currently coming from these areas.

CALIFORNIA'S SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY AND DESERT REGIONS TO COOL THROUGHOUT THE WEEK
Interior regions of California are currently experiencing above-average temperatures with max temps in the San Joaquin Valley around 105 and desert regions around 107. Starting this Friday temperatures will begin to cool a bit with max temps in the San Joaquin Valley staying in the 90s and desert regions cooling a few degrees with max temps of 103. These cooler temps will continue through at least next Thursday, June 27.

MEXICAN RAINY SEASON HAS BEGUN
Central and southern Mexico are experiencing their typical summer weather pattern with a daily possibility of thunderstorms. Check the Weathermelon app for specific locations and commodities that may be affected.

The Weathermelon app offers consolidated lists of global growing regions for each commodity; a 10-day detail forecast for each region; current radar maps (U.S. only); estimated harvest start/end dates for each commodity; monthly average high/low temps for each region; and custom daily alerts for temperature, precipitation and severe weather based on 10-day forecasts.

(David Robidoux is a co-founder Weathermelon)