NEWS
Fri Apr 25, 2014 03:01 PM CDT

Dry conditions covered a large majority of the primary U.S. and Canadian Prairie crop regions Friday afternoon. Exceptions were in the Canadian Prairies where light rain and snow showers were noted. Temperatures ranged from the mid-30s in northern Minnesota to the low 90s in western and southern Texas.

Saturday will be mainly dry and warm except for light showers in the Northern Plains. A large, slow-moving storm system will bring widespread rain to the Midwest and northern through central Plains during the weekend. The rain will curtail field work and planting progress; however, the heavier amounts appear to again stay ...

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