Bryce Anderson DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Fri May 22, 2015 02:16 PM CDT

Following are highlights of the seasonal drought forecast from NOAA, which are favorable in terms of crop moisture for most areas except -- again -- the far West. -- Bryce

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Precipitation deficits have been growing from northern Maryland through New England during the spring, with 60-day anomalies exceeding 5 inches from northern New Jersey across southeastern New England. Longer-term deficits are also becoming apparent, with year-to-date percent of normal precipitation values between 50 and 70 percent across much of the region. Unseasonably cold weather slowed snowmelt and evapotranspiration rates during March and April, which limited impacts; however, recent ...

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