Corn is harvested in a parched field near Coy, Ark. The remnants of Tropical Storm Isaac could ease but not eliminate drought conditions in Arkansas, Missouri and Illinois by dropping 2 to 5 inches of rain.
Photo by Associated Press /Chattanooga Times Free Press .
published Tuesday, August 28th, 2012
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OMAHA, Neb. — The remnants of Hurricane Isaac could bring welcome rain to some states in the Mississippi River valley this week, but experts say it’s unlikely to break the drought gripping the Midwest.