NEWS
Bryce Anderson DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Fri Jul 19, 2013 03:07 PM CDT

Market eyes are all focused on the chance for rain in the Corn Belt through Wednesday, July 24--and with good reason. There are some big deficits recently on moisture--especially in the western Corn Belt.

Here's how July rainfall stacks up, through Thursday July 18, in totals catalogued by my colleague Joel Burgio:

MINNESOTA

Alexandria 2.31 31 pct above normal

St. Cloud 1.00 49 pct below normal

Minneapolis 3.16 55 pct above normal

Redwood Falls .77 66 pct below normal

Rochester 1.42 36 pct below normal

IOWA

Sioux City .19 90 pct below normal

Spencer .47 81 pct below normal

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