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...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In Nebraska...south Dakota... Big Sioux River Near Brookings Missouri River Near Greenwood Missouri River Near Verdel Missouri River At Niobrara ...Read More.
Effective: August 19, 2019 at 9:56amExpires: August 20, 2019 at 1:55pmTarget Area: Davison; Hanson

New rain, storms develop on much of the Plains

New rain, storms develop on much of the Plains

Across the

Corn Belt, rain is spreading across the upper Midwest, maintaining soggy

conditions and further delaying the start of widespread spring fieldwork. On

April 14—prior to this rainfall—topsoil moisture was rated at least 50% surplus

in Minnesota (64%), Illinois (56%), and Wisconsin (54%), and at least 40%

surplus in Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Ohio, and South Dakota.

On the

Plains, rain is falling in some areas from Nebraska northward. The Red River

(of the North) crest is nearing Drayton, North Dakota, where the river is about

10 feet above flood stage and at its highest level since April 2011.

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