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Dry Conditions

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No Rain Lets Minnesota Farmers Get Field Work Done

Minnesota farmers were able to get a lot of field work done last week, thanks to the lack of rain. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, there were 6.2 days suitable for field work in Minnesota for the week ending Sunday. That marks the most days suitable for any week so far this season.

07/21/2014

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U.S. Drought Grows To Cover Widest Area Since ’56

The drought gripping the United States is the widest since 1956, according to new data released Monday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

07/16/2012

(credit: Minnesota State Climatology Office)

Weather Blog: Persistently Dry Conditions Continue

The lawns have turned brown and crunchy across much of the area, due to unusual and persistently dry conditions through the current late-summer and early-autumn period.

09/26/2011