Natural-gas futures climbed Tuesday as new weather forecasts called for lower-than-normal temperatures into May, fueling concerns that extended late-season heating demand could eat into stockpiles needed for next winter. Natural gas for May delivery rose 4.2 cents, or 0.9%, to settle at $4.739 a million British thermal units on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The market moved higher shortly after the release of the revised weather outlooks, took a brief turn into negative territory and then resumed climbing for the rest of the session, hitting a new high for the day just before settlement. Several forecasts that had already been revised Monday to reflect the extended cold snap were further altered early Tuesday to show even more below-normal conditions. Commodity Weather Group said the Midwest and eastern regions of the U.S., which are key consuming areas for gas-fired heating demand, could see temperatures between 50 […]