NEWS
Wed Apr 3, 2013 03:14 PM CDT

Rain and snow showers were noted in the south-central and Southern Plains Tuesday afternoon. The Delta and Southeast also had showers with moderate rain. This moisture brought some benefit to winter wheat areas; however, driest southwestern wheat areas had no moisture. The Western Corn Belt also remained dry. Temperatures ranged from the upper 20s in northern Michigan to the low 80s in south Texas.

Thursday will feature showers again in the Delta and Southeast, with dry conditions elsewhere. The southeast rain will generate more delays in fieldwork and planting. Meanwhile, no improvement is indicated for the dry soils of the ...

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