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A drought-breaking rain?


A principal atmospheric scientist with Nutrien Ag Solutions says the rain from last week’s derecho could be the start of a change in the extremely dry weather pattern across the Corn Belt.

Eric Snodgrass tells Brownfield…

“A break in the drought almost always happens with severe weather. This has been a concern for weeks.”

He says the weather forecast includes some rain.

“Two to 3 inches of rain will be added, but where I live near Champaign, Illinois, our moisture is off by almost 7 inches.

A drought-breaking rain?