NEWS
Fri Dec 7, 2012 06:39 AM CST

Moderate to locally heavy rain is in store for the eastern Midwest Friday, with heaviest amounts in the Ohio River Valley. The eastern Midwest rain brings further soil moisture improvement. A round of moderate snow will also be noted in central South Dakota. The rest of the primary U.S. and Prairie crop regions will be dry. During the weekend, a series of rain and snow squalls will develop across the Northern Plains and northern Midwest. The overall impact, however, will be minimal in terms of easing drought conditions.

Highs: Subzero to 20s Canadian Prairies, far Northern Plains; 30s/40s northwestern through ...

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