Thunderstorms with severe weather potential covered much of the southeastern Midwest Wednesday afternoon, and storms were also noted in scattered areas of the western and northern Midwest along with the Southeast. Southern Plains wheat harvest areas were dry. Temperatures ranged from the mid-60s in the southwestern Prairies to 100-plus in the southern Texas Panhandle.
Thursday will feature light rain in the Great Lakes and eastern Midwest along with eastern Nebraska and western Iowa. This combination will mostly favor row-crop progress along with continued wheat harvest.