NEWS
Wed Jan 8, 2014 02:42 PM CST

A band of light snow was noted in the "beltline" of the Midwest and central Plains Wednesday afternoon along with portions of the intermountain West. Meanwhile, patchy freezing precipitation was featured in the Ozark Plateau of Arkansas and southern Missouri. The rest of the primary U.S. and Canadian Prairie crop regions were dry. Temperatures ranged from the teens below zero in the southern Prairies to the mid-60s in southern Texas -- a difference of around 80 degrees Fahrenheit.

Thursday will feature a mix of light rain, freezing moisture and snow in the southern Midwest south to southeastern Texas, with the ...

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