Midwest Hot, Dry Spell Brings Back Drought WorriesA growing season that began unusually wet and cold in the Midwest is finishing hot and dry, renewing worries of drought and its impact on crops.
Experts: Weekend Rains Deliver Minn. From Winter Dry SpellMeteorologist at the National Weather Service in Chanhassen say the weekend storms have probably eliminated the drought in many areas of the state due to an unusually dry winter, which threatened lake levels and crop irrigation.