John Baranick

DTN Meteorologist
John Baranick

John Baranick graduated from Iowa State University with a bachelor's of science degree in meteorology and a minor in agronomy. He has been a meteorologist with DTN since 2011.

John uses his forecasts to comment on its impacts to different industries and helping customers make important business decisions. His comments have been received by clients in the aviation, transportation, energy, and agriculture industries worldwide.

John works out of the Burnsville, Minnesota, office.

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  • Commodities Market Impact Weather

    Moderate to heavy rainfall across the Missouri Valley and the last day of frosts in Brazil are the weather factors holding the market's attention Friday.

  • DTN Ag Weather Brief

    A system building off of a frontal boundary in Nebraska and South Dakota will produce moderate to heavy rainfall from South Dakota southeast through northern Missouri on Friday. This includes the eastern half of Nebraska and...

  • Commodities Market Impact Weather

    Heat on its way out but relatively dry conditions across the Corn Belt and frosts in Brazil are the weather factors holding the market's attention Thursday.

  • Severe storms are expected from northeast Minnesota into the southern Great Lakes Wednesday afternoon through the overnight hours. A moderate risk of severe weather issued by the Storm Prediction Center does not happen often in this area of the country and should be taken seriously. (NOAA image)

    Severe Weather Alert for Upper Midwest

    A frontal boundary will bring severe storms to portions of the Upper Midwest Wednesday afternoon through the overnight hours. All forms of severe weather will be possible but very strong wind gusts are the largest threat.

  • Commodities Market Impact Weather

    Heat continuing across the United States with severe storms expected in the Upper Midwest, and a hotter and drier pattern in Russia, are the weather factors holding the market's attention Wednesday.

  • Temperatures are forecast to go below normal Aug. 1-5 for most of the country east of the Rockies. But it will still remain hot across the West up through the Canadian Prairies. (DTN graphic)

    Ag Weather Forum

    While the weather pattern is not changing very much, it will allow cooler conditions to filter down from Canada east of the Rockies except in the dry northwest Corn Belt.

  • Commodities Market Impact Weather

    Heat across the United States but with some shower potential, and flooding concerns for China, are the weather factors holding the market's attention Monday.

  • Temperatures are forecast to go above normal for most of the country next week while there will be chances for rain for those that need it most. (DTN graphic)

    Best Blog of the Week

    A ridge of high pressure over the Rockies will continue to be a dominant feature for the next two weeks, spreading eastward at times. A trough over Canada could mean some shower potential for the northern U.S.

  • Commodities Market Impact Weather

    Scattered showers and thunderstorms across the northern tier of the country Friday and Saturday, and a dry pattern for the Canadian Prairies are the weather factors holding the market's attention Friday.

  • Commodities Market Impact Weather

    Scattered showers across the Corn Belt, especially near the Great Lakes, and a relatively similar pattern in the Canadian Prairies are the weather factors holding the market's attention Thursday.

  • Temperatures are forecast to go above normal for most of the country next week while there will be chances for rain for those that need it most. (DTN graphic)

    Ag Weather Forum

    A ridge of high pressure over the Rockies will continue to be a dominant feature for the next two weeks, spreading eastward at times. A trough over Canada could mean some shower potential for the northern U.S.

  • Commodities Market Impact Weather

    The continued hot and relatively dry forecast across the Corn Belt, and the end of a heatwave in the Black Sea region, are the weather factors holding the market's attention Wednesday.

  • Commodities Market Impact Weather

    Hot and relatively dry conditions across the Corn Belt, and the end of frosts in southern Brazil, are the weather factors holding the market's attention Tuesday.

  • Commodities Market Impact Weather

    Heat building across the Western Corn Belt, relative dryness for the week, along with frosts in southern Brazil, are the weather factors holding the market's attention Monday.

  • Commodities Market Impact Weather

    Dryness behind a frontal boundary that continues to bring moderate to heavy rainfall and another round of frost potential in Brazil are the primary weather concerns holding the market's attention Friday.

  • Commodities Market Impact Weather

    A frontal boundary with moderate to heavy rainfall slipping south through the middle of the United States, and more frost potential for southern Brazil, are the primary weather concerns holding the market's attention Thursday.

  • Commodities Market Impact Weather

    A storm system producing much-needed rain across the northern Corn Belt, and the developing heat and dryness across the Canadian Prairies and Black Sea are the primary weather concerns holding the market's attention Tuesday.

  • Commodities Market Impact Weather

    Showers will continue across the Corn Belt in a couple of waves this week, with coverage and intensity favoring the Eastern Corn Belt yet again. And dryness and expanding heat for the Canadian Prairies and Black Sea regions are...

  • The rainfall pattern we have seen in June is likely to continue through August. (DTN graphic)

    Late-Summer Drought Outlook for Midwest

    Drought over the northwestern Corn Belt has been troublesome for producers. Despite isolated showers, rainfall amounts have been significantly below normal. DTN Long Range Team Lead Nathan Hamblin and I discus how that may or...

  • Commodities Market Impact Weather

    The prospect for heavy rain in portions of the Corn Belt along with relatively good conditions for the rest of the world's growing regions are the primary weather concerns holding the market's attention Friday.

  • Commodities Market Impact Weather

    The contrast of limited showers in the northwestern Corn Belt and steady and widespread showers across the southeastern Corn Belt, along with fairly good conditions for the rest of the world's growing regions, are the primary...

  • Commodities Market Impact Weather

    A front that continues to produce widespread heavy rainfall across the central U.S. and frosts in southern Brazil are the primary weather concerns holding the market's attention Wednesday.

  • Commodities Market Impact Weather

    A stalled front that continues to produce widespread heavy rainfall in the Midwest and frosts in southern Brazil are the primary weather concerns holding the market's attention Tuesday.

  • Commodities Market Impact Weather

    A stalled front producing showers across the Corn Belt and dryness concerns in the Canadian Prairies are the primary weather concerns holding the market's attention Monday.

  • Commodities Market Impact Weather

    A day or two of heat across the Plains, the prospect for widespread rainfall across the Corn Belt, building heat in the Pacific Northwest, and the ongoing heatwave in the Black Sea region are the primary weather concerns holding...

  • Commodities Market Impact Weather

    The outlook for more moderate to heavy rain across the Eastern Corn Belt and limited showers across the Western Corn Belt, and a long-lasting heatwave in the Black Sea region are the primary weather concerns holding the...

  • Commodities Market Impact Weather

    Moderate to heavy rain across the Eastern Corn Belt but limited showers across the Western Corn Belt, and a long-lasting heatwave in the Black Sea region, are the primary weather concerns holding the market's attention Monday.

  • Commodities Market Impact Weather

    The location of showers and thunderstorms moving through Corn Belt into next week and an intense heatwave in the Black Sea region are the primary weather concerns holding the market's attention Friday.

  • Commodities Market Impact Weather

    Periods of showers and thunderstorms moving through the Corn Belt and a heatwave developing in the Black Sea region are the primary weather concerns holding the market's attention Thursday.

  • Commodities Market Impact Weather

    A pattern change bringing colder conditions and scattered showers to the Corn Belt and a heatwave developing in the Black Sea region are the primary weather concerns holding the market's attention Wednesday.

  • Commodities Market Impact Weather

    A reversal from the hot and dry June in the Corn Belt along with continued dryness in Brazil are the primary weather concerns holding the market's attention Tuesday.

  • Commodities Market Impact Weather

    Changes to the hot and dry period along with Brazil's continued dryness are the primary weather concerns holding the market's attention Monday.

  • Commodities Market Impact Weather

    Severe thunderstorms that moved through the Northern Plains Thursday night are the start to a drier pattern that continues next week and a potential for some limited showers in central Brazil are the primary weather concerns...

  • Commodities Market Impact Weather

    Severe thunderstorms in the Northern Plains and a potential for some limited showers in central Brazil are the primary weather concerns holding the market's attention Thursday.

  • Commodities Market Impact Weather

    Disappointing showers across the eastern Midwest and the continued dryness for central Brazil are the primary weather concerns holding the market's attention Wednesday.

  • Commodities Market Impact Weather

    Heat with some periods of showers across the northern crop areas and continued dryness in central Brazil are the primary weather concerns holding the market's attention Tuesday.

  • Commodities Market Impact Weather

    Heat across the north with some mixed precipitation and the continued dryness in central Brazil are the primary weather concerns holding the market's attention Monday.

  • Commodities Market Impact Weather

    The heat's increasing drought stress across the northern United States and the consistently dry weather pattern in central Brazil continues to hold the market's attention Friday.

  • Commodities Market Impact Weather

    The heat is beginning to expand from the Western United States into the Northern Plains. Dryness should come with it, leading to stressful conditions for row crops.

  • Commodities Market Impact Weather

    Heat will expand across the northern tier of the U.S. and Canadian Prairies with near-record temperatures Wednesday, exacerbating the drought. An upper level low pressure system will provide more widespread showers next week...

  • Commodities Market Impact Weather

    Periods of showers that continue across northern crop areas for the next week and improvement for winter corn in southern Brazil are the focus for the commodity market's attention on Friday.