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Chilly May in Central US
Wed May 1, 2013 11:44 AM CDT

NEW YORK (Dow Jones) -- Below-normal May temperatures are expected in the central U.S. to the Gulf Coast, including most of Texas and the Florida panhandle, government forecasters said Tuesday.

The end-month forecast from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is a dramatic shift from an April 18 outlook, which forecast above-normal May temperatures across much of the country, including Texas, Oklahoma and Nebraska.

Some analysts had said the earlier forecast for above-normal temperatures could spark early use of air-conditioning in the Texas area, boosting natural gas demand from power generators who would need to increase electricity supply. Now those ...

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