NEWS
Tue May 14, 2013 06:38 AM CDT

Generally dry conditions will cover the primary U.S. crop areas Tuesday. The exception will be in the far northern areas, where light rain is in store. We'll also see light rain in the central and eastern Canadian Prairies. Temperatures will be mild in the eastern Midwest and very warm to hot in the Plains and western Midwest. Red flag wildfire warnings due to dryness, heat and strong winds cover much of the northwestern Midwest along with the Plains. This combination will favor field work and row crop planting; however, the Southern Plains crop areas will have continued drought stress. Flooding ...

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