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Flash Drought Zaps Moisture Out of Corn Belt

posted on September 6, 2013 at 5:00 PM

Flash Drought Zaps Moisture Out of Corn Belt
The year *after* the worst drought in half a century began with a series of rain showers that lasted well into spring planting season. The dramatic change in weather patterns replenished subsoil moisture that had been zapped out the year before.... Full Story

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