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US Crop Weather Summary (May 10-16th: A weather system with heavy showers and thunderstorms is tracking through the central US with slightly cool conditions. Another weather system is grazing New England also with cooling. The rest of the US is mostly comfortable and dry with highs of upper 60s to 80s, although a little hot over Texas where 90s are expected the next few days before cooling arrives later in the week. A fresh weather system is expected to track into the north-central US late today and Wednesday while tapping some cooler air over southern Canada to bring lows of 30s to locally 20s across far northern growing areas. Cooler air will then sweep across the Great Lakes and northeastern US Sat-Mon. The western and southern US will be warm over the coming with mostly 70s and 80s.


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There’s expected to be a decent cool blast across the northern US this weekend to bring areas of frost to the northern Plains and Midwest. Lows will generally be near freezing, but likely into the 20s over northern Minnesota and surrounding areas near the Canadian border. This could lead to minor damage for newly planted crops.

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