NEWS
Mon May 13, 2013 06:47 AM CDT

Dry conditions will cover all the primary U.S. and Canadian Prairie crop regions Monday. Temperatures will have a big contrast, from below normal in the eastern Midwest to very warm to hot ranges from the Prairies south through the Plains. Wildfire warnings are in effect in the Dakotas due to dryness and strong winds forecast, while freeze watches and warnings cover the eastern Midwest. This pattern will generally favor row crop field work and planting. Very warm and dry conditions in the Plains continue to drag down wheat prospects.

Highs: 50s eastern Midwest; 60s/70s western, central and southern Midwest, Delta, ...

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