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Major variations in the weather patterns over the central US with some excessive wetness in parts of the Midwest and extreme dryness in parts of the southwest Plains.
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Posted at 11:29AM CDT 05/28/13 by Mike Palmerino |
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Here in S.C Minnesota since April 1, we have had more hours of snow covered white fields than gray fields from drying. Minnesota has 18% of the corn crop still unplanted and most of that is from here to the Mississippi River. A bunch of these acres will probably be headed to prevent plant acres after Friday, May 31. Rain and melted snow since April 1 totals 13.1" of liquid, with the longest stretch of no measurable rain at 6 days. A 10 day mini-drought right now to let us plant some crop would be okay.
Posted by MARK & LEA NOWAK at 7:36AM CDT 05/29/13
Info from KELO TV Weather net Harrisburg, SD (Harrisburg Middle School) Current Temperature75Â°05/29/13 1:14PM WindS -9Heat Index72Â° Current Conditions Humidity 91% Pressure 29.93" Dew Point 72Â° Daily Rain 0" Monthly Rain 19.34"
Posted by Gordon Hagena at 1:27PM CDT 05/29/13
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