NEWS
Thu Sep 26, 2013 02:40 PM CDT

Light to moderate rain was noted in the northwestern Plains and central Canadian Prairies Thursday afternoon, with some now in the northern Rockies as well. Dry, windy and warm conditions were in effect elsewhere in the primary U.S. and Prairie crop regions. Temperatures ranged from the upper 30s in southwestern Saskatchewan to the low 90s in northeastern and southern Texas.

Light rain will spread into the northwestern Midwest and central through southwestern Plains Friday, with a drier trend elsewhere. Moisture will be favorable for winter wheat, but will cause some delays in harvest over the Western Corn Belt. Light to ...

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