NEWS
Thu Apr 24, 2014 02:20 PM CDT

Moderate to heavy rain was noted from southeastern Kansas to northern Minnesota Thursday afternoon, with some snow mixed in at the northern end of this moisture swath. Dry conditions covered the rest of the primary U.S. and Canadian Prairie crop regions. Temperatures ranged from the low 30s in northern Wisconsin and northeastern Minnesota to the upper 80s in southwestern Texas.

Friday will feature the moderate to heavy precipitation focusing over the eastern Midwest. This rain and snow episode will be followed by another similar system during Sunday into Monday. The result will be extensive corn and spring wheat planting delays. ...

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