NEWS
Mon Apr 29, 2013 06:43 AM CDT

A few showers will cross the western Midwest Monday. Otherwise, we’ll see a short-term drier trend in the primary U.S. and Canadian Prairie crop regions. This pattern will offer some opportunities for field work and corn planting in the far western Corn Belt where recent rainfall has not been as heavy as in the eastern Midwest. However, a new round of rain moves into the northern Plains and central Midwest overnight, which will further hinder field-work chances. Meanwhile, very warm to hot conditions in the southwest Plains along with dry conditions brings more stress to winter wheat.

Highs: 40s northern ...

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