NEWS
Fri Apr 25, 2014 06:06 AM CDT

Light rain is in store for the eastern Midwest Friday, while unseasonably cold and snowy conditions cover the eastern Canadian Prairies and northern Great Lakes. Other primary U.S. and Canadian Prairie crop regions will be dry. Temperatures will be very warm to hot in the southwestern Plains, and warm elsewhere except in the far northern areas. Spring field work will continue to be delayed in the northern Corn Belt; meanwhile, wheat areas of the southwestern Plains have additional drought stress.

Highs: 40s/50s Prairies, northern Midwest; 60s/70s northern, western and central Plains, remainder of the Midwest, Delta; 80s Southern Plains, Texas ...

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