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Low pressure system could cut off Corn Belt rainfall

Low pressure system could cut off Corn Belt rainfall

A low pressure system in the Gulf of Alaska will have a powerful influence over Iowa’s weather for the rest of the month, Iowa State Un­­iversity Ex­­tension Clim­atologist Elwynn Taylor said last week.

The National Weather Service’s six- to 10-day outlook last week forecast above-average precipitation for the eastern Corn Belt, including the eastern half of Iowa. However, Taylor said that could change if the low pressure system becomes entrenched.

"We are seeing a low...




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