NEWS
Wed May 22, 2013 06:57 AM CDT

Rain or showers and thundershowers through northern and eastern areas of the Midwest region will slow field work Wednesday. Cool temperatures and damp conditions will slow planting and emergence through the northeast plains and the upper Midwest region. Showers and thunderstorms hit the Delta region overnight with some continuing early today. Wet conditions in the Delta may favor earlier planting soybeans and cotton and developing wheat but field work and further planting will be at a standstill Wednesday. Cooler temperatures favor winter wheat in the central and Southern Plains but it is still quite dry.

Highs Wednesday: 60s and low ...

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