Meteorologist breaks down the impact the low Mississippi water levels are having on ag

As farmers continue harvesting an overall strong crop, the lower Mississippi does not currently posses the capacity to accommodate.
ACCUWeather forecasts economic losses of $20 billion dollars as a result from the river’s histrocially low water levels.

Senior meteorologist, Paul Pastelok spoke with RFD-TV’s own Suzanne Alexander on current barge traffic status, the importance of the Mississippi for ag, and what the economic forecast is.

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