NEWS
Bryce Anderson DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Fri Oct 24, 2014 01:56 PM CDT

We have had almost a tale of two Octobers this month. The first half of the month had its share of storms and rain across much of the central U.S. with associated issues with harvest. That round of difficult weather was replaced this past week, however, by a huge round of warm and dry conditions. In fact, we will likely see quite a few record high temperatures in the southern Plains this weekend; values to the low 90s are even possible in southwestern Oklahoma and northern Texas.

The genesis for this switch in weather fortunes can be traced to a ...

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