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Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst
Fri Feb 21, 2014 07:40 AM CST

Somewhere in the United States, Dolly Parton and Burt Reynolds have to be smiling. There is a strong likelihood they might have even broken into one of the songs from their 1982 movie "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas" as a weather system labeled a "Texas Hooker" roared across the nation Thursday and Friday.

What's a Texas Hooker? I will leave that up to the meteorologist to define, staying away from obvious jokes as the grain industry heads to its mega-convention Commodity Classic in San Antonio next week. What I do know is this storm system spawned rain, hail, tornadoes, ...

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