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Indiana spring: First warm and wet, then drying possible

February 26, 2013

Indiana farmers could be in for a warm and wet early spring when they head into the fields to plant their crops, the Indiana State Climate Office says. But they also could expect a return to drought in some parts of the state during the growing season. It will be warmer and wetter to start the planting season, said Dev Niyogi, state climatologist, based at Purdue University. This is expected to turn to some drying in the growing season, leading to mild to moderate drought conditions across Indiana.
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