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Wed Jan 23, 2013 01:07 PM CST

Light snow was reported Wednesday through northern and some eastern areas of the Midwest region. Strong winds and some blowing snow occurred through the northeast Plains and the northwest Midwest. It was mainly dry elsewhere in the key U.S. and Canadian Prairies Wednesday. Temperatures ranged from below zero F in the Canadian Prairies and the northeast Plains to the middle 70s in south Florida and south Texas.

Thursday will feature light snow through the central and eastern Canadian Prairies, while most central U.S. crop and livestock areas are dry. Dryness and cold temperatures are concerning for winter crops in the ...

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