After a brief reprieve at the end of July, the intense heat has made its way back to much of the U.S. Corn Belt. The first week of August is forecast to be one of the hottest in more than thirty years. Triple-digit temperatures could hit western and even the northern portions of the Corn Belt.
Dry conditions will persist through the hot weather, with any precipitation forecasts being hit or miss. Due to this, already at-risk crops will continue to face challenging situations as drought conditions in much of the Corn Belt worsen as harvest inches nearer.
Read more on weather forecasts and challenging temperatures here.
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