NEWS
Thu Aug 29, 2013 01:07 PM CDT

(Dow Jones) -- A recent outbreak of hot, dry weather has brought about a "flash drought" in parts of the Upper Midwest, according to a weekly government report Thursday.

The U.S. Drought Monitor showed that a quarter of the Midwest region, which includes the heart of the Corn Belt, was in some level of drought as of Tuesday, up from 7.9% the prior week. The drought was considered severe in 3.7% of the region, up from zero the prior week.

"Above-normal temperatures and rapidly deteriorating soil moisture conditions have resulted in what appears to be a late-season flash drought," Anthony ...

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