Scattered, locally heavy rains across parts of the Plains, southern Corn Belt

Scattered, locally heavy rains across parts of the Plains, southern Corn Belt

Across the Corn Belt, another round of heavy rain is occurring today across the southern tier of the region, where lowland flooding remains a threat.  Northwest of St. Louis, Dardenne Creek in St. Peters, Missouri, crested on Tuesday more than 5.5 feet above flood stage, marking the highest water level in that location since December 2015.  Other areas of the Midwest are experiencing spotty showers and below-normal temperatures, favoring reproductive to filling summer crops.

On the Plains, a cold front draped across Kansas separates hot and pleasant conditions. 

    

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