NEWS
Fri Aug 23, 2013 04:08 PM CDT

Light to locally moderate rain showers dotted the far Southern Plains and the southeastern U.S. while dry conditions prevailed over the remainder of the primary U.S. and Canadian Prairie crop regions. Temperatures were much warmer in the northern and central areas than we have seen recently, with hot conditions noted in many areas. Values ranged from the mid-70s in the northern Great Lakes to the upper 90s in northern Louisiana. Readings into the 90s were seen as far north as eastern Montana.

Saturday will feature very light rain crossing the western Midwest; however, precipitation will be mainly less than one-quarter ...

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