NEWS
Fri Aug 2, 2013 02:40 PM CDT

Moderate rain showers were noted in northwestern Iowa and eastern South Dakota along with central Missouri Friday afternoon, and scattered thundershowers dotted northern Montana. Dry conditions covered the rest of the primary U.S. and Canadian Prairie crop regions. Temperatures ranged from the upper 50s in northwestern Montana to 100-plus in southwestern Oklahoma, the Texas Panhandle and northern Texas.

Saturday will feature moderate to locally heavy rain in the southern and eastern Midwest, with light rain forming in the western Plains. The northwestern half of the Midwest will continue to be dry. The high-production areas of Iowa and Minnesota will largely ...

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