A Strong El Niño Outlook?

It’s mid-summer and the ground work is plentiful…but why has it rained so much this season in our area? And why the cooler-than-average temps? The answer lies with El Niño, which has steadily strengthened over the past month according to AccuWeather’s Brett AndersonAgweb.com notes that El Niño arrival was slow to develop, and now is coming on strong. But what about the three-month weather outlook for the Midwest?

El Niño findings have had a major influence on the NOAA’s three-month outlook which covers July through September 2015. It suggests what we’re seeing and what we’ve seen: parts of the U.S. interior, including here around Illinois, with lower-than-normal temps, and above-normal precipitation through parts of the Corn Belt.

Accelerated grass growth comes with these conditions. We want you to know we sell and rent just about every type of mower, from residential and commercial walk-behinds and riding mowers, to rotary and batwing mowers and the tractors that power them.


We have hydroseeders that work well in wet conditions. We also carry Honda and Wacker Neuson pumps and portable generators for emergency conditions. Our track excavators and compact track loaders also provide traction in challenging conditions. Questions? Give us a call! We’re here for you with our 3 locations.

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