In the last month, National Weather Service Warning Coordination Meteorologist Greg Gust says drier conditions started to creep back into North Dakota. Rains are spotty now and there is some crop stress showing up. “Richland County is starting to pop up on our radar as moderate drought.” One-to-two-inch rains would help the situation. “For this time of the year, we’d still be expecting to get one inch each week to keep up with the demand, but we’re not getting it.” Gust says northwest Minnesota is hit-and-miss with the dry conditions.
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