The National Weather Service (NWS) forecast for July 31-Aug. 4 indicates above-normal temps will continue across most of the country. But Wisconsin, northeastern Illinois, most of Indiana and Ohio are expected to see normal temps during the period. The precip outlook calls for above-normal rains across all of the eastern Corn Belt except southwestern Illinois. East-central and northeastern Iowa and all but far southwestern Minnesota are also expected to see above-normal precip. Normal precip is forecast across the rest of Iowa and the eastern Dakotas. Below-normal precip is likely across the southwestern Corn Belt.
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