Corn Crops Devastated By Climate Extremes

September 13, 2012; 6:27 AM
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Over the past few weeks, Isaac and its remnants have unleashed torrential rain over a large portion of the U.S., including parts of the midwest and central plains. These drought-stricken areas have been in desperate need of rain for months to help sustain the corn, soybean and wheat crop. Isaac may have been too late, however, to salvage this year's harvest.

Evan Myers sat down with AccuWeather's Expert Senior Forecaster Dale Mohler for the latest on the drought conditions and impacts.

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